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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 240

 

 

 


 

 

Here lies
Mrs. Hannah Faigah
Yavnin
Who departed on the Holy Sabbath on the Torah Reading of Shoftim
The first day of the month of Elul
The year of 5678 (1918)
May her soul be bound in the bonds of life




 

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