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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 319


 

 

 

 

 

 

Here lies buried
An upright and pure man
Who walked in the path of the upright all of his life
R. Josef the son of Michael
Who departed on the 21st day
Of the month of Av
The year 5697 (1937)
May his soul be bound in the bonds of life

 

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