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Submitted by Roy Ogus

Information Picture Question
Category: Translation - Tombstone
Approval Date: 9/5/2010 4:27 PM
Family Surname: SHAP
Country: South Africa
Date of Image: 2010
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Please translate Hebrew inscription. Thanks!

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9/6/2010 1:42 AM The important man
Benjamin son of Yehuda the Cohen
Died to the heartache of his sons and acquaintances
aged 73 and the Hebrew date
9/6/2010 2:13 AM The important man
Binyamin son of Yehuda the Levi
Died to the sorrow of his sons and acquaintances at the age of 73, Wednesday 16 Tevet 5704 = Jan 12, 1944
May he rest in peace

Zvika
9/6/2010 6:03 PM Hello Roy,

The designation of HaKohen after Benjamin Shap's father's name indicates that he was a Kohen, of the priestly tribe of Kohanim...Jo

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