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    Is Mount Auburn Kosher?

    Presented by at Mount Auburn Cemetery

    January 16, 2011


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    Is Mount Auburn Kosher?

    the story of Jews who chose Mount Auburn as their burial place
    Why have Jews decided to be buried in Mount Auburn instead of a more traditional Jewish Cemetery? Who are the famous and not so famous Jews buried here and what do we know about their Jewish identities and decisions regarding burial, cremations and other Jewish rituals? What is the origin of placing pebbles on a gravestone and is this practiced in Mt. Auburn? Join us in...

    the story of Jews who chose Mount Auburn as their burial place
    Why have Jews decided to be buried in Mount Auburn instead of a more traditional Jewish Cemetery? Who are the famous and not so famous Jews buried here and what do we know about their Jewish identities and decisions regarding burial, cremations and other Jewish rituals? What is the origin of placing pebbles on a gravestone and is this practiced in Mt. Auburn? Join us in Story Chapel for this lecture by Mount Auburn Docent Helen Abrams to learn the answers to these questions and more. Bring your own thoughts and questions to what promises to be a lively discussion.


    Mount Auburn Cemetery

    580 Mount Auburn Street
    Cambridge, MA 02138

    Full map and directions

    Admission Info:

    $5.00 members/$10.00 non-members


    General Day and Time Info:

    1:00 p.m.


    phone: (617) 607-1982


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