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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 231

 

 

 

 


Here lies
The honorable and upright person
R. Nachum the son of R. Kutiel
Rabkin
Who Departed from all life*
5696 (1936)
May His Soul Be Bound Up in the Bonds of Life
 


* The phrase may be found as
translated above in R. Alcalay “The Complete
Hebrew-English Dictionary”, Massada Press
Publishing Company, Ramat-Gan Jerusalem, p. 2531.
 

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