Rivka Segal, [Tu"z 1st wife, Bach dau.]

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Rivka Segal (Sirkis), [Tu"z 1st wife, Bach dau.]

Hebrew: רבקה סגל (סירקיס), אשתו הראשונה של בעל טו״ז, Yiddish: רבקה סגל (סירקיס), [Tu"z 1st wife, Bach dau.]
Also Known As: "REBECCA"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Poland
Death: 1649 (62-63)
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Daughter of Rabbi Yoel ben Shmuel Sirkis, "The Bach" and Baila Sirkis
Wife of Rabbi David HaLevi Segal, "Turei Zahavf" (TuZ/TaZ)
Mother of Rabbi Shlomo Wiesel HaLevi Segal, הי״ד; Mordechai Halevi Segal, הי״ד; Shmuel HaLevi Segal; Rabbi Yeshaya HaLevi Segal; wife, Moshe Gad Sirkis and 2 others
Sister of Esther Ashkenazi; Shmuel Zvi-Hirsch Sirkes, of Pińczów and Rabbi Yehuda Leib Sirkes, ABD Chenzin

Occupation: Rabbi in Dukla
Managed by: Yigal Burstein
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About Rivka Segal, [Tu"z 1st wife, Bach dau.]

First wife of David HaLevi Segal (the TaZ) author of "Turei Zahav" אשתו הראשונה של דוד הלוי סגל - הט"ז - בעל ה-טורי זהב



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Their (Mordecai and Solomon) mother, the daughter of Joel Särkes, had died long before this, and David (her husband, widower) married the widow of her brother, Samuel Hirz b. Joel, rabbi of Pinczow. His third son from the former marriage, Isaiah Segal, and his stepson Aryeh Löb, were the two Polish scholars who were sent—probably by David, or at least with his consent—to Turkey in 1666 to investigate the claims of the pseudo-Messiah Shabbethai ẓebi. They brought back as a present from the false Messiah a white silk robe for David, and a letter in which Sbabbetbai Ẓebi promised to avenge the wrongs of the Jews of Poland.

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