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Hebrew: Rabbi Shneur Zalman Aaron אהרן שנאור זלמן אהרון שניאורסון הרז"א
Nicknames: "The RAZA - Son of the 4th Lubavitcher"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: י"ט תמוז תרי"ח, Lubavitch, Belarus
Death: Died in Lubavitch, Belarus
Cause of death: נפטר י"א חשון תרס"ט
Place of Burial: Lubavitch, Belarus
Immediate Family:

Son of Shmuel Schneerson [4th CHABAD Rebbe] MaHaRash and Rivka Schneerson (Alexandrov) [4th CHABAD Rbzn #2]
Husband of Batya [RAZA 2nd wife] Schneerson בתיה שניאורסון and Shterna Sarah Schneerson [RAZA 1st wife] שטרנה שרה שניאורסון
Father of Dinah Schneerson and Sarah Wolfsohn
Brother of Shalom Dovber Schneerson [RaShab 5th CHABAD Rebbe]; Menachem Mendel מנחם מנדל Schneerson שניאורסון; Avraham Sender סנדר Schneerson; Chaya Mushka Horenstein (Schneerson) / חיה מושקה הורנשטיין and Dvorah Leah לאה Ginsburg
Half brother of Шолом Дов Бер Шнеерсон

Occupation: Rabbi
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About Rabbi Shneur Zalman Aaron Schneerson [The RAZA]

The RAZA - Rabbi Shneur Zalman Aaron Schneerson was the first son of Shmuel Schneersohn, the fourth Chabad Rebbe. He was born in Lubavitch, Belarus. After his father's death he refused to take over the Nesiut (Presidency) of the Chabad movement.

From - Sefer Hatoldos Admur Maharash. Translated from the writings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson:

Rav Schneur Zalman Aharon:

He was born on Thursday of Parshas Matos, 19 Tam­muz 5618. He was named Schneur Zalman after the Alter Rebbe, and Aharon after his maternal grand­father. At the bris of his sons and grandsons, the Tzemach Tzedek would also give them abbreviated names (Maharil, Maharash, etc.). Him, he named Raza, following the terminology of the Zohar: "This is a hid­den mystery."

His first marriage — to Sterna Sarah, daughter of his uncle the Rebbe R. Yisrael Noach of Niezhin — took place in Lubavitch during the month of Cheshvan 5634. His daughters were Dinah, who passed away as a young child, and Sarah (Wolfsohn). His second wife was Basyah. He passed away 11 MarCheshvan 5669.

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