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Beethoven's grave - Zentralfriedhof, Vienna.

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Tombstone of victim of Triangle Shirtwaist Fire at the Hebrew Free Burial Association's Mount Richmond Cemetery.


Composite of several monuments belonging to Jews at Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Massachusetts (

Gilda Radner's grave. The stones and pennies likely after the Jewish tradition of leaving something

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Why do people put rocks on grave stones? Some time ago, I learned that the rocks signified a visitor. That is true enough, but I decided to learn a little ...

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The cemetery opened in and some of the oldest (and most famous) stones imitate the coffins shaped style found in medieval Spanish Jewish cemeteries .

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Even when visiting Jewish graves of someone that the visitor never knew, the custom is to place a small stone on the grave using the left ...

Old Jewish Cemetery, Prague

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He is best known as half of the soft rock music duo England Dan and John Ford Coley. They are best remembered.

The Jewish cemetery of Brody, 1892

A wooden coffin at a Jewish burial

The grave of rabbi-singer Shlomo Carlebach in Jerusalem is piled with stones left by visitors.

A grave marker in Kingston's Hunt's Bay Cemetery carved with a skull and crossbones and Hebrew lettering (Jessica Antola)

The former New York mayor visits his own gravestone in the documentary 'Koch.'


Stones left by visitors — a Jewish tradition of uncertain origin — sit on top of a headstone at Golden Hill Cemetery in Lakewood on Oct. 15.

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Leonard Cohen's grave, next to three generations of his family, in the Congregation Shaar

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The few surviving matzevot in Rohatyn's new Jewish cemetery


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The Jewish cemetery of Busk

Three of the most famous Jews buried at Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Massachusetts,

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A recent view of the Brody Jewish cemetery

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George Custer's Grave in West Point, NY

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One of the most important elements of a proper Jewish burial is the Tahara, preparing the body by the Chevra Kaddisha for its final rest, ...

As in the Jewish tradition visitors have left stones on top of the tombston… more

Why Does Jewish Law Forbid Cremation?

The grave of Cyprian Kamil Norwid, from the album On Foreign Land: Polish Graves

Paul Ehrlich grave

The Jewish people took the burial of the dead quite seriously; it was the way a community paid its last respects to the one who died.

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Montparnasse Cemetery - Cecile Sorel's grave

While it took me the rest of the day to realize I did know, he was right. I couldn't go to the cemetery. I came to a place where this age-old custom ...

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Miriam, the daughter of Amram and Yocheved, and older sister of her two famous brothers, Aaron and Moses, was born in Egypt just when the Jewish people were ...

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Two mourners share an embrace. Jewish tradition teaches that human ...

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