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Hebrew Translation on Headstone for Isidore and Jennie Lite #translation


Bob Thompson
 

Dear Members:
 
I would appreciate someone translating the Hebrew and the explain the symbols on the headstone of my grandfather and grandmother Isidore and Jennie Lite?   Thank you in advance.
 
Bob Thompson
Elk Grove, California
 


Diane Jacobs
 

Yitzhak son of Moshe Hacohend


Sheindel Bella daughter of Mr
or Rabbi Abraham.

Hope this helps. 
Diane Jacobs
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Subject: [JewishGen.org] Hebrew Translation on Headstone for Isidore and Jennie Lite #translation

Dear Members:
 
I would appreciate someone translating the Hebrew and the explain the symbols on the headstone of my grandfather and grandmother Isidore and Jennie Lite?   Thank you in advance.
 
Bob Thompson
Elk Grove, California
 

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Diane Jacobs, Somerset, New Jersey


binyaminkerman@...
 

Here is buried
Shaindel Baila daughter of Reb Avraham
Died 11th of Cheshvan 5743.
The candelabra is a symbol often used on women's graves and signifies motherhood and the shabbat candles lit customarily by women.
Based on the Hebrew date the English year is 1982 and not 87 as I first read.

Here is buried
Yitzchak son of Reb Moshe the Kohen
Died 2nd of Tamuz 5735.
The symbol of the hands represent the priestly blessing that as a Kohen he and his male children would give during holiday services.

Binyamin Kerman
Baltimore MD


fredelfruhman
 

Isidore:

Here lies YITZCHAK,

son of Reb Moshe the Cohen (in Hebrew:  haCohen)

He passed away the 2nd of Tamuz, 5735.

(Note that 'Reb' is an honorary title; it does NOT mean rabbi.  Yitzchak is the Hebrew for Isaac.  His father -- and thus he -- were Cohanim (this is the plural of Cohen).  This means that they were members of the Priestly tribe, a designation that traces back, son to father, to the first priest, Aaron.  He was the brother of Moses.  Among many other religious functions, the Cohanim bless the congregation during certain synagogue services.  When they do so, their hands assume a specific position.  The image above his name represents these priestly hands.)

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Jennie:

Here lies

SHAINDEL BAYLA, daughter of Reb Avraham (again, 'Reb' does NOT mean rabbi)

She passed away the 11th of Cheshvan 5743.

(The candelabra at the top, which is often found on women's graves, represents the Sabbath candles that women light on Friday evening).

By the way, I'd like to suggest that if you have more tombstone images, you post them on the wonderful ViewMate section of jewishgen. 

All the best.
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Fredel Fruhman
Brooklyn, New York, USA