About Ysrael Meir Elkes, Rabbi
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"..Yisroel Meir Elkes, the most distinguished gemara-melamed [teacher of talmud] in Kalvarija, who was the father of two well known doctors in Kovno. A third son of the same teacher, Yehuda Elkes, now lives in Buffalo, New York and is one of the owners of a large “chain store” organization..."
Source: http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lita/lit1499.html LKES, Sroel Meier Berel Mirijam - - - Kalvarija Widower 31/5/1925 - 73 tuberculosis Kalvarija Kalvarija Suwalki Kalvarija 1925 M1 not filmed - - LVIA/1817/1/55
Ysrael Meir Elkes, Rabbi's Timeline
Kalvarija municipality, Mariampole Region, Lithuania
Kalvarija, Kalvarija Municipality, Marijampolė County, Lithuania
March 22, 1877 in Kovono Russia