The wife of the grand rabbi of Biala, fled Israel for the United States, because she was constantly beaten by her husband, according to a report in the Haredi World.
The wife of the Lugano Safed Jerusalem Biala rabbi, quit her marriage and fled, a person familiar with the situation reported.
The woman, who was married to Rabbi Steinvurzel, a known yeshiva leader of Bobov, until he died, married Ben Zion Rabinowitz 18 years ago.
The woman’s children are advising her to seek a divorce due to the severe abuse she has suffered at the hands of her husband.
Last week, she was severely abused and assaulted, and she decided to call it quits.
This is the first time that a Hasidic grand rabbi is being accused of wife beating.