and in her humble, unadorned apartment in Bnel Brak she
became the mother of all Israel.
- When Rebbetzin Batsheva Kanievsky a"h was a child, she would
fall asleep listening to the Torah learning of her father, Maran Rav
Yosef Shalom Elyashiv shlita. Her grandfather, Rav Aryeh Levin ztl, the
"tzaddik of Yerushalayim," advised her how to survive the relentless,
deadly shelling during Israel's War of Independence. The Chazon Ish zt"l
helped arrange her shidduch with his beloved nephew, Maran Rav Chaim
- Rebbetzin Batsheva Kanievsky, daughter of an extraordinary and
illustrious Torah family, was one of the most remarkable, selfless, and
beloved women of our time. Thousands of - people Sephardim and
Ashkenazim, Torah-observant, traditional, and even non-religious
Jews - came to ask for her blessing, her wise counsel, her heartfelt
encouragement. Everyone was welcome and everyone went away
- This extraordinary blography was written by Naftall and Naomi
Weinberger who were very close to Rav Chalm and Rebbetzin
Batsheva Kanievsky for 18 years. They were assisted by Nina Indig,
an accomplished writer. The book is a warm and moving account of
her simple, down-to-earth greatness. In story after fascinating story
we meet a child, a young woman, a wife, mother, grandmother and
world-renowned personality who dedicated her life to ahavas Yisrael,
ahavas Torah, and endless chesed.
- The Jaffa Edition Rebbetzin Kanievsky: A Legendary Mother to All
was written with the blessing and cooperation of Rav Chaim Kanievsky
and his family, and is based on Interviews with them. It includes
hundreds of pictures, including private, never-before-published family
photos and documents.
- When you left the Rebbetzin's small apartment on Rechov Rashbam,
you felt inspired, comforted, and blessed. This wonderful biography
leaves us with those same feelings of comfort and hope.
Nina Indig and Naftali Weinberger
with Naomi Weinberger
6.3" x 9.3"
Artscroll Mesorah Publications
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