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If possible, the transcribed Hebrew lifted from the headstone and its English translation are given below, plus any useful notes about the translation or history of the writing.

Headstone 129

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here lies buried
A Pure and Upright Man
[possibly “wise and understanding”] *
And God-fearing
Shimon the Son of
Hayiim Tzvi
Mipalyov (alternative rendering - from Palyov) who departed
on the thirteenth day
of the month of Elul in the year
5680 (1920)
 


* is translated here as the acronym - wise and understanding


 

Transcription and Translation Copyright 2005 Rabbi Edward S. Boraz, Dartmouth College Hillel.