Milevsky, Aharón

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MILEVSKY, AHARÓN (1904–1986), rabbi of the Jewish Ashkenazi community in Montevideo, Uruguay. He was born in Lithuania and studied at the yeshivot of Grodno and Slobodka, and in 1924–29 in the yeshivah in Hebron. In 1930–37 he was rabbi in Lithuania. In 1937 Rabbi Milevsky was invited to serve as community rabbi in Montevideo. He published two books with exegesis of Maimonides' writings: Minhat Aharon (1941) and Naḥalat Aharon (1951). A third book, Ḥelkat Aharon, was published posthumously (1991). In 1970 he settled in Jerusalem.