Mi Yodeya is a question and answer site for those who base their lives on Jewish law and tradition and anyone interested in learning more. Join them; it only takes a minute:

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

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

share|improve this question

closed as off topic by Isaac Moses Jun 15 '12 at 20:43

Questions on Mi Yodeya are expected to relate to Judaism within the scope defined by the community. Consider editing the question or leaving comments for improvement if you believe the question can be reworded to fit within the scope. Read more about reopening questions here.If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.

related judaism.stackexchange.com/q/22539/759 – Double AA Feb 16 '14 at 17:25

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


share|improve this answer
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
+1, though wikipedia doesn't bring a source. – Shmuel Brin Jan 22 '12 at 6:58
looks like not: haoros.com/Archive/?kovetz=872&Cat=11&haoro=1 – Shmuel Brin Mar 1 '13 at 0:35

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.