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Chaim Tzvi Teitelbaum

Chaim Tzvi Teitelbaum

Rabbi Chaim Tzvi Teitelbaum, (1880- January 21 1926, 6 shevat 5686 on the Hebrew calendar), the Sigheter Rebbe, author of Atzei Chaim, was the oldest son of Rabbi Chananyah Yom Tov Lipa Teitelbaum the Kedushas Yom Tov. He was the elder brother of Rabbi Joel Teitelbaum.

Chaim Tzvi Teitelbaum married Bracha Sima Halberstam, a sister of Rebbitzen Chaya Freidel Halberstam, who was the wife of Rabbi Ben Zion Halberstam. Together they had four children. One was Rabbi Moshe Teitelbaum, the late Satmar Rebbe. Another was Rabbi Yekutiel Yehuda Teitelbaum, who succeeded him as Sigheter Rebbe until he died in the Holocaust. One daughter married Rabbi Yekusiel Yehudah Halberstam, Sanz-Klausenburg'er Rebbe, but also died in the Holocaust. Their youngest daughter, Chana, married Rabbi Yechiel Yehuda Isaacson, who was known as the Rav of Achuza-Haifa.

Works

  • Atzei Chaim - a Hasidic commentary on the Torah.
  • Atzei Chaim- commentary on moadim
  • Atzei Chaim- commentary on meshechtes Gittin
  • Atzei Chaim- Shalios utshovos responsa
  • Atzei Chaim- commentary on hilchos mikvahos
  • Kuntres Zichron Zvi- on seder Breshis from the notes of his beloved student Rabbi mordechi Wulliger Zt"l (lkwd 2006 by mechon magid mordechi) [themechon@gmail.com]

Students

  • Rabbi Shlomo zalmen Friedman zt"l rabbi of tenke
  • Rabbi Mordechi Wulliger zt"l author of many renowned books including -Otzer Hashas Kovetz Hatosfes Pardes Mordechi etc.
  • Rabbi david Hoch

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