Buchach Gravestone Photo Gallery / P1010249
Thomas F. Weiss
9/18/2000, 9/21/2000

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[curved] Died 12 Shevat 569?

Here lies buried

A pure and innocent man

Israel Yaakov ben Reb

Gabriel Yosef slauhterer and inspector of blessed memory

During his best years, he left

his life, to the distress of his wife

and his unfortunate children [lit sons] and mother

[next two lines are a verse based on Job 21 v 33]

may his soul be bound in life

(Click on picture to see a larger version.)

Translated by Israel Pickholtz