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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 194

 

 

 

 

 

 


Here lies
A pure and upright man
R. Eleazer the son of R. Jacob the Cohen
Who departed on the 13th of Tamuz
In the Year 5678 (1918)
May his soul be bound in the bonds of life
 


The sign of the Cohen used when blessing the people, the Shabbat, Festivals, and High Holy Days

 

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