Cemetery


Kohanim Work to Clear Roads of Halachic Pitfalls

A group of Boro Park Kohanim has taken upon itself to try to resolve an impass created by overhanging trees that straddle Greenwood Cemetery and parts of Ft. Hamilton Parkway…

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Kever of Panim Meiros Restored

The kever of Harav Meir Eisenstadt, zt”l, widely known by the name of his sefer, Panim Meiros, has been restored as part of a joint effort by the United States…

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An Ignominous Crime

Crime, by definition, is something to be ashamed of. In one form or another it entails a violation of the law, of societal norms and of standards of morality; it…

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Homeless Turning Seattle Jewish Cemeteries Into Dumps

A community in Seattle says homeless people living near Jewish cemeteries are littering the cemeteries with, garbage and waste. KOMO reported that families with ancestors buried in Bikur Cholim and…

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Jewish Cemetery in Asmara, Eritrea, Vandalized

Many graves in a Jewish cemetery in the eastern African capital of Eritrea, Asmara, have been desecrated, as evidenced in pictures received by the offices of Britain’s Jewish Chronicle. The…

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Jewish Cemetery in Poland Desecrated to Build Parking Lot

Remains from a Jewish cemetery in the Polish town of Siemiatycze were unearthed and dumped in a pile by a private company doing construction on the site. Chief Rabbi Michael…

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Polish Police Suspect Old Jewish Cemetery Was Damaged

Police are investigating whether a historic Jewish cemetery in Maszewo, western Poland, was damaged after workers uncovered human remains and tombstones at a construction site. Anna Dygas, from the police…

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115th Yahrtzeit of Harav Yaakov Ehrenreich, Zt”l

Hundreds of people went to Washington Cemetery in Brooklyn Thursday to daven at the tziyun of Harav Yaakov Ehrenreich, zt”l, on 28 Sivan, his 115th yahrtzeit. Dozens more will be…

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