Re: Hebrew Translation for two Tombstones #names #translation


btkerman@...
 

Just wanted to point out the symbol on Phillip's stone as you may know shows he was a member of the Free Masons, I don't know much about them or the significance of the letter G but you may be able to find out more about him through this.
Also William's Hebrew name is preceded by an acronym that means "our teacher the Rabbi". It does not necessarily mean he led a congregation but would signify being ordained a Rabbi. However it is also not so uncommon for it to be incorrectly included on a tombstone.
Binyamin Kerman
Baltimore MD

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