Re: I have never seen this before on a headstone #translation #general
Besie has a double given name: Batya bat-Tzion See: https://jwa.org/encyclopedia/article/daughter-zion-bat-tziontoggle quoted message Show quoted text
Compare to: https://www.kveller.com/jewish-baby-name/benzion/
She is the daughter of Yakov Moshe the Kohane.
The pronunciation Batya/Basya is explained in Dr. Ash's reply.
On 3/14/2022 12:39 PM, Bob Silverstein wrote:
Not only is Bessie's father's name there but also the grandfather. This is new to me. Does this mean the father whose name does not have h'Kohane did something to lose the status of a Kohane?