Kehillat Israel History

To Collect, Illustrate, And Preserve The Memories

The translations below were provided by Ethel and Mendel Harris via a Rabbi in Hazleton as well as by Cindy Eisner, Israel. A magnitude of thanks to all of those who have helped in contributing.

ARYEH LEIB BEN REB SHMUEL

  • Here Lies; My Beloved Aryeh Leib; Son of Shmuel; Died 1st Nisan 5672 (1911/1912); Five and Sixty (Years of his life) TNZBH*
    • (*) May his sould be bound up in the bond of everlasting life
AVRAHAM ABBA BEN REB YITZCHAK EIZIKESSEL
  • Here Lies; The Venerable, Our Revered Father; Our Teacher and Master Rabbi; Avraham Abba son of Yitzchak Eizikessel; From the town of (?); Went to his Eternal Rest; The 10th Day of Adar I in the Year 5676 (1915/1916); TNZBH*
    • (*) May his sould be bound up in the bond of everlasting life
JOACHIM ELIAHU BEN REB YISROEL TZVI
  • Here Lies; Our Father and Teacher; The Honorable Joachim Eliahu son of Israel Tzvi; (?)(?)(?); Aged 78 Years
KAPLAN, ABRAHAM
  • A Sorrow For What Has been Lost But Not Forgotten; Here Lies; Reb Abraham Zelig son of Zeev; From the Seed of Aaron (The Kohen); Loved (God's Creatures) and brought them closer to the Torah; And Avram was 75 Years on leaving the anxiety of this world on the 10th Iyar 5686 (1925/1926)

KAPLAN, MICHEL (IKE/ISSAC)
  • This pillar is witness and this monument is witness (Genesis 31:52); Here lies buried;  I will raise my voice in weeping and cry over my days; For my husband young in years and of many accomplishments; Perfect in his way and straight of deeds suddenly; The hope of his parents and children is lost; For without his permission death seized him; Born in the year 5632 (1871/1872); And died Rosh Chodesh (First day Of) Av in the year 5662 (1901/1902); Our Teacher and Master Michel son of Avraham Zelig the Kohen Kaplan; TNZBH*
    • (*) May his sould be bound up in the bond of everlasting life
KRICHEVSKY, MINNIE
  • Here Lies, Our Mother Mrs. Minnie Krichevsky; Daughter of Mordechai; Died at the Age of 80 Years; On the 2nd Day of the Month of Iyar in the Year 5675 (1914/1915); TNZBH*
    • (*) May her sould be bound up in the bond of everlasting life
OBLESKY, JACOB
  • He came as far as this land and this stone be witness; Here lies; Our father Yehuda Bar (Son of Rabbi) Zelig Obelsky; An honest man who walked with God and with man; Taken in the prime of his life; (Forty eight [years] in the days of his life); A son and daughter he left to their sighs; And he went to his rest; Died on the 23rd of Adar Aleph; In the Year 5670 (1909/1910); TNZBH*
    • (*) May his sould be bound up in the bond of everlasting life
SUPOWITZ, MAX
  • (?)(?)(?) and his name is praised at the gates; (?)(?)(?) all of his people and his family sing; The humble and the destitute praised him and all (?)(?)(?); He spread his hands over the needy with upright justice; He founded only a good thing for generations to come; (?)(?)(?)(?)(?)(?)(?)(?)(?); in the year 5659; TNZBH*
    • (*) May his sould be bound up in the bond of everlasting life
SUPOWITZ, ISSAC
  • Here Lies; Rabbi Yitzchak Supowitz son of (Rabbi) Zelig; 24th Adar I 5676; TNZBH*
    • (*) May his sould be bound up in the bond of everlasting life
YAAKOV BEN REB SHRAGA HAKOHEN ELEFSKY/SHEFSKY(?)
  • Here Lies; The Male Child Yaakov son of Shraga HaKohen Elefsky; Died 20th day AV 5672 (1911/1912); Seven and twenty were the days of your life
ZELMAN DOV BEN REB DAVID
  • Here Lies; Zelman Dov son of Reb David; Died 21st Day of Sivan; In the Year 5670 (1909/1910); TNZBH*
    • (*) May his sould be bound up in the bond of everlasting life