ArtScroll Set to Release Biography on Rebbetzin Kanievsky


rebbetzin-kanievskyThe title says it all: Rebbetzin Kanievsky: A Legendary Mother to All. Artscroll/Mesorah Publications is preparing to release a new biography on Rebbetzin Batsheva Kanievsky a”h that promises to be one of the best-selling books of the year, if not the decade.

Every day, scores and scores of people – Sephardim and Ashkenazim, Chareidim and traditional – lined up for her blessing, counsel, encouragement and assistance. Everyone was welcome and everyone went away enthralled and enriched.

Rebbetzin Batsheva Kanievsky was one of the most remarkable, selfless, and beloved women of our time. A daughter of Maran Rav Yosef Shalom Elyashiv and the wife of Rav Chaim Kanievsky, the Rebbetzin was the epitome of ahavas Yisroel, ahavas haTorah, and chessed.

This extraordinary biography, written by Naftali and Naomi Weinberger, a couple who knew her well, tells the story of this magnificent “mother of Klal Yisrael.” Written with the blessing and cooperation of Maran Rav Chaim Kanievsky, and containing hundreds of pictures – including private never-before-published family photos and documents – this book will be read and read, quoted and quoted.

The book, has been told, is scheduled to be released next Thursday, May 24, two days before Shavuos.

{Casriel Newscenter}


  1. I heard from a source in Artscroll that this biography is one of the most information rich biographies that Artscroll has ever written. I’m told that the authors spent the past half of a year interviewing & researching day and night.