is all the information that could be lifted from the headstone.
You can also search for the family names on other headstones on the
Headstone Name Search page, and then
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the corresponding headstone.
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.
Here lies a pure and
our teacher our Rabbi Noach
the son of Zev Isaac
Who departed on the 22nd during
the comforting days * of Av
In the Year 5679 (1919)
May his soul be bound in the bonds of life
* After the 9th of Av (Tishe
B’av) there are seven special weeks, represented by special
Haftarot (readings from the Book of Prophets) that are
intended to comfort the distraught Jewish soul that is
mourning the loss of the Temple and the resulting exile.
and Translation Copyright 2005 Rabbi Edward S. Boraz, Dartmouth