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Submitted by Diane Sophrin

Information Picture Question
Category: Translation - Tombstone
Approval Date: 10/14/2012 3:52 PM
Family Surname: Schlimowitz
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Might anyone recognize anything about this photograph? – the place, the style of tombstone, etc? Was it common to mount a metal plaque with the Hebrew inscription on such a fence surrounding a flat gravestone? What, if anything, might such a fenced–in grave suggest about the person?

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10/7/2012 5:02 PM Here lies honest nab Zvulun son of Shlomo Schlimovitz died 8 Tamuz 5668
10/8/2012 6:09 AM Here was buried
A honest man
Rabi Zvulun son of Rabi Shlomo
SHLIMOVITZ
Died 8 Tamuz 5668 [i.e. July 7, 1908]
May his soul be bundled in the bundle of life
10/9/2012 10:20 PM Note that the letter resh does not stand for Rabi but only for Reb, i.e. Mr.

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