Re: Translation of Hebrew on tombstone #translation


Shlomo Katz
 

The traditional abbreviation of "May G-d avenge is soul" is הי"ד.
Simply י"ד is more likely to be "Yerei Hashem" / "G-d-fearing."
Since the tombstone says he was elderly, there is no reason to think he died as a martyr in 1932.

Shlomo Katz

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