Beth Israel Cemetery
Located on Located on Sligo St.,
Woodville, Wilkinson Co., MS



According to American Jewish Landmarks.
The cemetery was consecrated in 1848
The first person buried there was Henry Brugance.



GPS Coordinates:
DEG:MIN.MIN          DEG.DDD
31 05.657'N,              31.0943N
91 18.187'W            91.3031W



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Grave Transcriptions
How to read a Jewish Tombstone?
Here are a few helpful pointers if you cannot read Hebrew. 
At the top of most Jewish tombstones is the abbreviation , 
which stands for po nikbar or po nitman, meaning "here lies". 
At the end of many Hebrew tombstone inscriptions
you will find the abbreviation ,  
which is an abbreviation of a verse from the Bible, 
the first book of Samuel, 25:29, 
"May his soul be bound up in the bond of eternal life". 



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