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The Old Jewish Cemetery that surrounds Remuh Synagogue.

It is a Jewish custom to place a small stone on the grave while visiting the cemetery. According to tradition the visitor uses his or her left hand to do it. 54 more words

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GENEALOGY WORD OF THE DAY 1/9

Cemetery Records: Records of the names and death dates of those buried in a cemetery or graveyard. Cemetery caretakers usually keep records of such, as well as maps of the gravesites. 51 more words

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Blaming the murderer: an inscription of the Ziyarat-i 'Abd Allah Ansari

Everyone goes to Gazar Gah

After his visit to the citadel of Herat, where he fancied for a second about becoming a spy for His Majesty the King of England, on the… 577 more words

Reading Inscription

The Dash Between the Dates

My Monday got off to a rocky start, as I forgot about an early a.m. appointment, which put me about 30 minutes late for it, which then caused me to miss a later meeting completely. 438 more words

Faith

Highgate Cemetery, London - A Few More Photos

My Wednesday Wander this week was a very popular one, something about the wonderful funerary architecture and creeping ivy at Highgate Cemetery striking a chord with many of you. 171 more words

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Halloween in Greenwich Village, 2017

“A grandmother pretends she doesn’t know who you are on Halloween.” —Erma Bombeck (1927–1996) 479 more words

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