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  • Cemetery Symbols Reveal Customs

    September 9, 2009 | 5:13 pm

    Hebrew headstones are talking. As the Jewish New Year approaches, we have a good chance to listen — an opportunity, really, to honor lives lived and to deepen our understanding of Jewish time and place by visiting a Jewish cemetery.

    During the month of Elul, leading up to Rosh...