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Category: Translation - Tombstone
Approval Date: 12/2/2020 2:39 PM
Family Surname: Elson
Country: USA
Town: Flushing, NY
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I would like to translate the Hebrew inscription on this tombstone (Louis Elson).

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12/2/2020 5:29 PM Here lies

Reb YOSEF LAYB

son of Reb Kasriel Zelig

passed away the 24th of Shvat 5687

May his soul be bound up in the bond of life.
12/2/2020 6:51 PM Hello Robert,

I am sure that you already know that the word "Reb", preceding the Hebrew given names of both Louis and his father, is a title of respect. It does NOT imply rabbi.

Jo
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