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Submitted by Robyn Dryen

Information Picture Question
Category: Translation - Tombstone
Approval Date: 11/14/2021 12:18 PM
Family Surname: YABLONSKY
Country: USA
Town: Reading, Berks, PA
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I would be very grateful for a translation of this headstone. It is for Benjamin YABLONSKY c1841-13 Mar 1894. I understand that the stone is very weathered but would really appreciate anything that can be retrieved, the stone is entirely in Hebrew.

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11/14/2021 1:52 PM Here, again, there are many words of praise. Again, I will try to read what I can if this is important to you.

The relevant details are:

He was a rabbi. He had a double name, BINYAMIN ____. The second part might be David, or it might be Layb, or possibly a different name. His father's name, too, is unclear. Possibly Gershon.

He died on a Tuesday, the 5th day of Adar of the year 5654. (Actually, the name of the month should have been written as Adar II: In a Jewish leap year, the 12th month, Adar, is replaced by two months, Adar I and Adar II. The 5th of Adar II of the year 5654 corresponds to the secular date that you gave, March 13, 1894).
11/16/2021 7:37 AM Binyamin David son of Gershon is correct judging by the photo of both stones you provided. Good eyes of the previous respondent.
David Dubin
Teaneck New Jersey

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