Re: [Cz-L] Gary Rogovin Sadagura Jewish cemetery tombstone lettering question

From: Abraham Kogan <>
Date: Sun, 27 Jul 2008 21:34:19 +0300
To: cornel fleming <>,,
Reply-to: Abraham Kogan <>

As far as I can remember, there was not one single tombstone with a Yiddish
text in the Sadagura Cemetery. Let's also make it clear regarding the Hebrew
inscriptions: most of the Jewish population in Sadagora did not speak our
modern Hebrew. What they did in writing, both for texts on tombstones and
for correspondence among rabbis, orthodox Jews and in many cases also for
commercial correspondence (like my paternal grandfather) was called "Loshen

----- Original Message -----
From: "cornel fleming" <>
To: <>; <>
Sent: Sunday, July 27, 2008 8:34 PM
Subject: RE: [Cz-L] Gary Rogovin Sadagura Jewish cemetery tombstone
lettering question

> Hi gary, all Hebrew inscriptions are standard Hebrew...the Ashkenazi and
> Sephardi may be pronounced differently but the writing ia identical.
> There
> is one other possibility...yiddish inscriptions are also in Hebrew
> characters. cornel

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