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The Tzemach Tzedek (of Lubavitch)'s father's name was Shalom Shachna Altshuler. Is he related to the Metzodos Tziyon?

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related judaism.stackexchange.com/q/22539/759 –  Double AA Feb 16 at 17:25

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Yes the Tzemech Tzedek was the Metzudos Tziyon's great-great-great-grandson.

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On second thought, one of those "great"s is a safek because it is unclear in the source. But they're definitely related. –  Double AA Jan 22 '12 at 6:40
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+1, though wikipedia doesn't bring a source. –  Shmuel Brin Jan 22 '12 at 6:58
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looks like not: haoros.com/Archive/?kovetz=872&Cat=11&haoro=1 –  Shmuel Brin Mar 1 '13 at 0:35

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