Re: Question concerning tombstones #rabbinic


Ben Turin
 

MOH"R is often used an an honorific for an individual who was a
knowledgeable learned lay-person. I have a number of those in my
family as well.

From: Michael Waas <mwaas1989@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2012 10:32:54 -0400
I have a question that has come up lately that I'd like to see
answered. In my family and in a relative's family, we have a few
ancestors and associated family with the notation of MOH''R on their
tombstones. Yet, for all of the deceased, we have absolutely no record
of them as a rabbi (thus far). As far as I know, the appelation of
Moreinu HaRav only appears on the matsevot of rabbis.
--
Ben Turin
www.genetrail.com

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