On 2006.05.14, Shoshana L. Boublil (nee Skaist) <toramada@...>
As our family name is unique, we went over to see the kever andI checked out the Encyclopedia Judaica on CD-ROM (English. An Aaron
Skaist wrote much o the section on Mesopotamia. You probably know
That Rav Menachem Mendel was described as "hirbitz Torah barabim,"
suggests to me that he was known as a talmud Torah or public school
teacher rather than a great scholar or posek. Alternatively, he
might have discussed Torah regularly on the radio, or in a
Michael Bernet, New York