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Grave memorializing exterminated Jewish congregation. Placed in Treblinka Death Camp
Grave memoriali...
Memorial to the Jews of Lukow Łuków on Holon Jewish cemetery in Israel
Memorial to the...
Memorial to the Jews of Lukow Łuków on Holon Jewish cemetery in Israel
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Memorial to the Jews of Lukow Łuków on Holon Jewish cemetery in Israel - the synagogue
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The memorial built from remaining Jewish gravestones
The memorial bu...
The memorial built from remaining Jewish gravestones
The memorial bu...
Plaque to memory of Jewish partisans murdered by Germans, built from remaining Jewish gravestones
Plaque to memor...
"A tombstone of a modest and upright woman, deceased. Szfira daughter of our teacher, the Rabbi Jehoszua of blessed memory.  She died 20th Shevet 5676 as the abbreviated era. May her soul be bound in the bond of everlasting life." [partially preserved eulogy follows.]

Translated by Dr. Heidi M. Szpek, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA 98926 (szpekh@cwu.edu).

Translation of inscriptions is a work in progress and may be updated periodically.  Copyright of translations is held by the translator(s) as noted.  All are welcome to benefit from these translations but full reproduction is not permitted without written permission of the translator(s).
"A tombstone of...
"A tombstone of a modest, important and God-fearing woman, the married Lea Reizel, daughter of our teacher, the rabbi Rabbi Elijahu, the Righteous of blessed memory.  She died 23rd Shevet year 5653 as the abbreviated era. May her soul be bound in the bond of everlasting life."

Translated by Dr. Heidi M. Szpek, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA 98926 (szpekh@cwu.edu).
"A tombstone of...
"A tombstone of an elderly man, more perfect and upright than Szmuel [unclear], our teacher the Rabbi Chaim Henoch of blessed memory. He died 23rd Iyar year 5641 as the abbreviated era. May his soul be bound in the bond of everlasting life."  [eulogy follows.]

Translated by Dr. Heidi M. Szpek, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA 98926 (szpekh@cwu.edu).
"A tombstone of...
"[Upper inscription unclear], Mordechai son of our teacher Cwi of blessed memory.  He died in a good name 5th Tishri year 5645 as the abbreviated era. May his soul be bound in the bond of everlasting life."  [eulogy follows.]

Translated by Dr. Heidi M. Szpek, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA 98926 (szpekh@cwu.edu).
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"[unclear] the married Riwka daughter of Zev of blessed memory.  She died the 23rd to the month of Shevat year 5655 as the abbreviated era.  May her soul be bound in the bond of everlasting life."  

Translated by Dr. Heidi M. Szpek, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA 98926 (szpekh@cwu.edu).
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"Here lies the modest and important woman, the God-fearing elderly woman (?), Chaya Perel daughter of Mosze of blessed memory.  She died on the first day of Sivan in the year 5625 as the abbreviated era.  May her soul be bound in the bond of everlasting life." 

Translated by Dr. Heidi M. Szpek, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA 98926 (szpekh@cwu.edu).
"Here lies the ...
"A tombstone of a proper, respected and modest and upright woman, the married Fejga daughter of our teacher Cwi, Katz, of blessed memory.  She died 18th Shevat year 5669 as the abbreviated era.  May her soul be bound in the bond of everlasting life." [Acrostic poem follows.]

Translated by Dr. Heidi M. Szpek, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA 98926 (szpekh@cwu.edu).
"A tombstone of...
"upper inscription partially unclear] she kept the commandments of the Lord, the married Miriam, of blessed memory, daughter of Menachem Zion, may his light shine.  She died the 17th to the month of Shevat year 5662 as the abbreviated era.  May her soul be bound in the bond of everlasting life."

Translated by Dr. Heidi M. Szpek, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA 98926 (szpekh@cwu.edu).
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