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Category: Tombstone
Approval Date: 4/21/2013 4:36 PM
Family Surname: Arenson
Country: Moldova
Town: Izmail
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I need the translation of this tombstone. Thanks, C

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4/21/2013 4:49 PM Here Lies (two-letter acronym, one letter inside each star)
A penitent woman, Mrs.
Tovah daughter of Mr. Yaacov
Wife of Mr. Yosef
Mocovitch
Died 25th of Ave, 5712
May her soul be bound up for life eternal (5-letter acronym)
4/23/2013 8:32 AM An important woman, in Hebrew "Khashuva". Nothing to do with penitence.

The Hebrew noun "teshuva" is *never* used as an adjective, it is incorrect Hebrew; it is never used to describe a "penitent" woman, and will never be used to describe any woman on her tombstone.

Never.

4/23/2013 8:45 AM Note that the "Important woman" on this tombstone complements the "Important man" on her husband's stone, VM27073.
4/23/2013 8:40 PM Here too the Gergrian and Hebrew date are in agreement. Note the Europrean template of day-month-year: 16-8-1952
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