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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 259

 

 

 


 

 

 

Here lies buried
[A pure] God fearing and upright man
[          ] Ezra
[               ] [      ] who departed
on the 21st of Kislev
5622 (1862) abbreviation (indicating the omission of 5000)
May his soul be bound up in the bonds of life







 

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