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Submitted by Roy Ogus

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

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9/6/2010 1:49 AM There are mistakes in the Hebrew spelling but here it is:
Rabbi Yehezkel (stated Yelezkel), kaf-reish-kaf (I added the spelling, it is not a term or a word I am familiar with, was probably meant to say "son of") Shlomo Halevi Alperstein
Was a faithful husband, good father and liked by the people
May his name be blessed forever
Died (Hebrew date).
Let me know if you need it translated as well
9/7/2010 2:23 AM There is no problem with the spelling: it is "Yechezkel" and not "Yechezlel" (the vertical bar of the kuf is barely visible, but it is not a lamed).
There is also no problem for the kaf-resh-kaf, which is in fact a bet-resh-bet, ie "ben reb" (abbreviation of "son of Mr.").
9/7/2010 2:27 AM And the Hebrew date is Friday 15th of Av 5711 (17 August 1951).

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