The Satmar Rebbetzin, Rebbetzin Pesel Leah Teitelbaum a”h


candle-small4It is with great sadness that we report the passing of the Satmar Rebbetzin, Rebbetzin Pesel Leah Teitelbaum a”h. Yidden all over the globe had been davening for Rebbetzin Pesel Leah bas Chaya, whose┬ácondition deteriorated last week. She was 85 at the time of her petirah at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City.

The Rebbetzin was the second wife of the previous Satmar Rebbe, Rav Moshe Teitelbaum zt”l, the Berach Moshe. She was the mother of Rav Aharon Teitelbaum and Rav Zalman Leib Teitelbaum, the leaders of the Satmar kehillos in Kiryas Yoel and Williamsburg, respectively.

The Rebbetzin was a daughter of Rav Aharon Teitelbaum zt”l of Volovo.

Yehi zichrah boruch.

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  1. Boruch dayan hoemes. I am very sad to see this news. May the family be comforted amongst the mourners of Yisroel.