Re: Memorial Plaques #general

rv Kaplan

In Scotland, many synagogues have/had memorial boards listing congregants' deceased
parents and family members. The Scottish Jewish Archives Centre in Glasgow
( ) has photographs of a number of these boards, listing around
2,500 people. One of the main advantages here is that Hebrew names are usually
listed (including father's Hebrew name), which are often difficult to find, other
than on tombstones.

Harvey L Kaplan


Henriette Moed Roth <> wrote:
Thank you to Sandy Aaronson for pointing out the usefulness of checking synagogue
memorial plaques in the U.S. I, for one, have been saving the yearly little
memorial prayer books printed by my current synagogue, Temple Beth Am of Los
Angeles, as well as my previous affiliation with Beth David Congregation in Miami,
Florida. I have now found some family members listed in the Miami books whom I was
not aware of when I lived there.

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