Jewish Cemetery of Mir, from a distance
with fragments of gravestones in foreground,
wall in distance.
view of Cemetery
grave of Reb Yeshaya, a disciple of the Gaon of Vilna.
He came from the town of Zechevitch and therefor
was called Reb Shaye Zechevitcher. He was older than
the Gaon of Vilna but was nevertheless a disciple.
He died around 1750.
(Click on photos with borders to see
of the stones in this cemetery were made of poured
concrete. See photo of
this cemetery, full of gravestones, before the war.
Master our father crown of our heads
The great Rabbi and truly G-d fearing man
Renowned for his great character and worthy deeds
A person who spread Torah learning to many
************* A minister of Torah
**************** A descendant of great ones
Our Teacher and Rabbi Yehoshua Zelig
Son of Rabbi ***** Eizik of blessed memory
Modest in all her good deeds
Daughter of Rabbi Yaakov Moshe
Died 21 Adar 5680
(March 11 1920)
Sign on the main road for the exit to