I see the letters z’l or z”l after the name of someone who has passed away. What do the letters mean?
Thank you.


The letters stand for zichrono livrachah, meaning “may his memory be blessed,” or “of blessed memory.”

Share The Knowledge

Not what you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged Various matters or ask your own question.

One Response to “Zichrono Livracha”

  1. Todah Rabah.
    You always answer.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *