JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: observation while walking in a Jewish cemetery #general

Brandler Institute of Chasidic Thought <bict@...>

It is a generally accepted old Jewish custom for persons who visit and pray
at a gravesite to place a small stone as they leave. Perhaps it is to show
that they were there, although there probably is a deeper meaning as well.

Abraham J. Heschel
Brooklyn, NY

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