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Submitted by Michael H. Marx

Information Picture Question
Category: Translation - Tombstone
Approval Date: 1/9/2011 4:32 PM
Family Surname: HESS
Country: Germany
Town: Malsch
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This is the grave of my great grandfather Max HESS in the Jewish cemetery in Mingolsheim, Baden, Germany. I would appreciate a translation.
Thank you,
Michael Marx

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1/10/2011 8:15 AM The name is Mordechai son of Shimon HaCohen
Died 23 Nisan 5663 = 20 April 1903
72 Years of age.
1/14/2011 7:00 PM "here is buried
a righteous and honest man who yearned
very much for his commandments led
straightforwardly the people of his congregation
to worship with a pure heart his
[...] [...] mordechai son of
shimon the kohen died sunday
23 nisan 5663
may his soul be bound up in the bond of life"

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