Shterna Sarah Schneerson [5th CHABAD Rbzn.]

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Shterna Sarah Schneerson [5th CHABAD Rbzn.]

Hebrew: Shterna Sarah שטרנה שרה שניאורסון
Nicknames: "5th Chabad Rebbetzin"
Death: Died in New York, United States
Place of Burial: Queens, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Yosef Yitzchak Schneerson [of Ovruch] and Chana/ חנה Schneerson / שניאורסון
Wife of Shalom Dovber Schneerson [RaShab 5th CHABAD Rebbe]
Mother of Rabbi Yosef Yitzhak Schneerson [Rayatz 6th CHABAD Rebbe]
Sister of Aharon Moshe Schneerson אהרון משה שניאורסון; Nachum Dov Ber Schneerson נחום דב-בער שניאורסון; Shneur Zalmen Mordchai Schneerson [of Zitomir] שנאור זלמן מרדכי שניאורסון and Sheina Bracha Schneerson

Occupation: Lubavich Rebbetzin
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About Shterna Sarah Schneerson [5th CHABAD Rbzn.]

Passing of Rebbetzin Shterna Sarah Schneersohn (1942)

Wife of the fifth Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Sholom DovBer Schneerson, and mother of the sixth Rebbe, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak, Rebbetzin Shterna Sarah (1860-1942) lived through the upheavals of the first half of the 20th century. She fled the advancing front of World War I from Lubavitch to Rostov, where her husband passed away in 1920 at age 59. In 1927, she witnessed the arrest of her son by Stalin's henchmen the night he was taken away and sentenced to death, G-d forbid, for his efforts to keep Judaism alive throughout the Soviet empire. After Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak's release, the family resettled in Latvia and later, Poland; in 1940, they survived the bombing of Warsaw, were rescued from Nazi-occupied city, and emigrated to the United States. Rebbetzin Shterna Sarah passed away in New York on the 13th of Shevat of 1942.

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Shterna Sarah Schneerson [5th CHABAD Rbzn.]'s Timeline

Age 15
June 21, 1880
Age 20
Lubavitch, Russia
Age 82
New York, United States
Age 82
Queens, New York, United States