Chananya Yom Tov Lipa Teitelbaum

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Chananya Yom Tov Lipa Teitelbaum
Sigeter Rebbe
Term September, 1883 – 15 February 1904
Full name Chananya Yomtov Lipa
Main work Kedushath Yom Tov
Born 22 May 1836
Predecessor Yekusiel Yehuda Teitelbaum
Successor Chaim Tzvi Teitelbaum
Father Yekusiel Yehuda Teitelbaum
Mother Ruchl Ashkenazi
Children 2 Chaim Tzvi Teitelbaum
Joel Teitelbaum

Chanayah Yom Tov Lipa Teitelbaum (22 May 1836 – 15 February 1904)[1] was the Grand Rebbe of Siget and the author of Kedushath Yom Tov, a Hasidic commentary on the Torah he wrote in 1895.[2]


Rabbi Teitelbaum was born in Stropkov, the son of Rabbi Yekusiel Yehuda Teitelbaum of Sighetu Marmației, the Yeitev Lev and Ruchl Ashkenazi, the daughter of Rabbi Moshe Dovid Ashkenazi of Tolcsva. He served as rabbi at Técső before he went to Sighet after his father's death in 1883.[2]

He had two sons: Rabbi Chaim Tzvi Teitelbaum, the author of Atzei Chaim, and Rabbi Joel Teitelbaum, author of Divrei Yoel and VaYoel Moshe, who was the rabbi of Satmar before he became the Rebbe of the Satmar Hasidic community.[2]


  1. ^ Yizhak Raphael, Shalom Hayim Parush, Yitshak Alfasi. Entsiklopedyah la-Hasidut. Mosad ha-Rav Kuk (1980). OCLC 13175627. p. 20.
  2. ^ a b c Avraham Rubinstein (2007). "Teitelbaum". Encyclopaedia Judaica. Michael Berenbaum and Fred Skolnik (Ed.), Vol. 19, Macmillan Reference USA, Detroit. pp. 582–583.

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