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Submitted by James Andrew Foulk

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Category: Translation - Tombstone
Approval Date: 9/25/2013 4:19 PM
Family Surname: Himelfarb
Country: USA
Town: Cincinnati, OH
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I would like a Hebrew to English translation of the inscriptions on this tombstone

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9/25/2013 6:05 PM Hello Andrew,

The translation of the Hebrew on the stone is as follows:

"Here lies Deborah Bas/(daughter of) Reb Efraim Zalman Himelfarb, who died on the 25th day of the Hebrew month of Iyar....May her soul be bound up in the bonds of eternal life."

Where I have left....., it states the Hebrew year, but I am not able to translate that for you. Perhaps someone else will be able to do that.

Also, the word "Reb" is used as a title of honor and it precedes the father's double given name (Efraim Zalman). It does NOT imply rabbi.

Hope that this is helpful to you....Jo
9/26/2013 3:27 PM Here lies Devorah daughter of Efraim Zalman Himmelfarb
Died 25 Iyar 5700
May here soul be bound up in the bond of (everlasting) life.
9/27/2013 4:51 AM dvora the doughter from efriem zalmen himelfarb died 25 in month i cant write u sory 1940

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