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Submitted by Susan M Goldsmith

Information Picture Question
Category: Translation - Tombstone
Approval Date: 7/15/2018 3:33 PM
Family Surname: Gittes
Country: Cuba
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7/16/2018 1:51 PM Hello Susan,

A partial translation for you....

"Here lies a man who was important, ?Yaakov? Diner, son of Moshe, of blessed memory.........who died on the 9th day of the Hebrew month of Shvat (followed by the Hebrew year). May his soul be bound up in the bonds of everlasting life."

Jo
7/17/2018 1:12 AM The name is Yaakov, and the year is 5710. The Gregorian date is Jan 27 1950.
7/17/2018 1:42 AM It also states that he died at an early age - literal translation of 4th line down is "Who was plucked in the days of his youth"
Shalom Bronstein
7/17/2018 9:03 AM Letters either side of the Star of David are an abbreviation for "here lies buried"

He was an esteemed (i.e., well thought of) man
Jacob Din(n)er
Son of Moshe, may peace be on him
Who died suddenly/unexpectedly in the days of his youth
9 Shevat 5710 (unless there is another letter off the left side of the image, which is possible)
May his soul be bound up with the bonds of the living.

The date falls in the winter of 1950.
7/17/2018 9:52 AM Full translation

Here lies
A respected man was
Yaakov Diner
son of Moshe of blessed memory
Who was taken (lit. plucked) in his youth
9 Shevat 5710
May his soul be bound up in the bond of everlasting life

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