From: Bob_A_Miller@praxair.com To: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: Wed, 3 May 2000 12:01:45 -0500 Subject: Question Dear Moishe: I hope you are all well. The email version of Yated Neeman mentioned the recent passing of R' Aaron Miller Z'L, a well known Shliach Tzibbur, Mohel, etc. with Bobov, at age 89. Was he a relative of ours, and if so how was he related? Thanks! Sincerely, Bob Miller (Indianapolis!) ___________________________________________________________ From: "Benzion Mandelbaum"
To: Subject: Thank you Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2000 01:27:50 -0700 X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook IMO, Build 9.0.2416 (9.0.2910.0) I am Benzion Mandelbaum, son of Esther G. Mandelbaum, daughter of Aaron miller. (get it?). We met at a wedding last year. I stumbled across your site, about the Miller family tree while searching the web. The site has wealth of information and is just mind boggling. I would like to congratulate you on a job well done.Thank You very much. By the way, in case you haven't heard, my grandfather Reb Aaron Miller was niftar on Pesach. I am in middle of dedicating a website about him the URL is: http://members.xoom.com/aronmiller So Long Benzion Mandelbaum
Reb Aaron was born in Auspicin (Auschwitz), Poland in 1911. He passed away on April 26, 2000,(seventh day of Passover) in Brooklyn NY. His parents were Reb Chaim Shimon and Gittel. Reb Chaim Shimon was a Chazzan and an expert mohel, and was respected and revered by all and was very liked by the Bobover Rebbe Zt"l. As a child young Aaron was taken to see the holy Bobover Rebbe Zt"l, Rabbi Benzion Halberstam, and was a devoted Bobover Chasid since then. As a bachur he was given the honor to sing Hamavdil by the Bobover Rebbe Zt"l accompanied by a choir of talented singers which he had brought along to Bobov. (Among them were Reb Shaul Huterer, Reb Moshe Wachsman, and Reb Herschel Tauber Zt"l.) Reb Aaron was blessed with a unique melodious voice and distinct style of composing songs. When singing one of his songs Reb Aaron sang with all his body and soul. Everybody around him would become enveloped in his magical world of music. From the lively songs which Reb Aaron composed that would liven up the most downtrodden or the very heartfelt songs that were composed and sung from deep within Reb Aaron's heart, would soften even the hardest hearts. At every family simcha or joyous occasion Reb Aaron would delight all attendees with his lively songs. Over the years he composed more than one hundred compositions. His life was dedicated though to something else, he was a Mohel. When he reached 15 years of age his father (who was a Mohel) took him along to every Bris that he did, thereby training him in. Shortly afterward young Aaron was a Mohel in his own right. He then made a commitment that he would never decline anyone who invites him to be Mohel. During the bitter Holocaust years whenever an opportunity would arise he would be the Mohel. After the war in the D.P. Camps he was appointed chief Mohel by the government and was given a car to go all around Germany to be Mohel, he used to have up to 30 Bris's per day.
I would be very interested to hear from anyone with knowledge or an interest in the Miller family.
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