Re: Russian translation: mother's name #general
Eliana, Shalom. I permit myself to send the reply to the Group as it may betoggle quoted messageShow quoted text
of common interest
As a Rabbi said: "You are right, and you are right either..."
The written in the Page of Testemony name is Mariya.
in the Dictionary of the Russian Proper Names I read:
derivatives: ... Manya...
and at the end of this article is written the source of the Russian name:
[hebrew name Miriam. Look Mariam.]
She was known as Manya in the family, in her Russian passport she was named
Mariya, but on her tombplate she is, sure, Miriam Freilikher!
Doesn't it explain everything?
Have a Happy Hanukka,
Dr. Josef Ash
I found the Page of Testimony of my grandmother's sister. Its