JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen re : Double "vav" #general

David Phillips <ganeff@...>

Michael Bernet claims the double "vav" is rare in Hebrew,. Not so in Israeli
Ivrit, it is used to signify a "W" usually in names such as Weitzman. They
also use a J, th and ch by putting accents over Hebrew letters.

David Phillips
London, UK