Hannah bat Meir

Hannah bat Meir (Hebrew: חנה בת מאיר; fl. mid-12th century) was a learned woman of Champagne, France, who gave instruction to women in the Jewish religion.[2] She was the daughter of R. Meir of Ramerupt, sister of Rashbam, the Rivam, and Rabbenu Tam (who quotes her concerning laws about candle-lighting),[3] and granddaughter of Rashi.

Hannah bat Meir
Spouse(s)Shlomo ben Simḥa of Vitry[1]
ChildrenYitzḥak ben Shlomo[1]


  This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainGottheil, Richard (1901). "Anna". In Singer, Isidore; et al. (eds.). The Jewish Encyclopedia. Vol. 1. New York: Funk & Wagnalls. p. 609.

  1. ^ a b Taitz, Emily; Henry, Sondra; Tallan, Cheryl (2003). The JPS Guide to Jewish Women: 600 B.C.E.–1900 C.E. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society. p. 85. ISBN 978-0-8276-0752-1.
  2. ^ Kayserling, Meyer (1879). Die jüdischen Frauen in der Geschichte, Literatur und Kunst (in German). Leipzig: Brockhaus. p. 137.
  3. ^ Tallan, Cheryl; Taitz, Emily. "Learned Women in Traditional Jewish Society". The Shalvi/Hyman Encyclopedia of Jewish Women. Jewish Women's Archive.