Why do Jews put stones on headstones?

Answer According to Barbara Binder Kadden, director of the Jewish Educational Council of Seattle, Washington, the origins of the Jewish tradition of marking a headstone with small stones most likely stems... Read More »

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Why do Jews put rocks on headstones?

The Jewish practice of putting a small rock or pebble on a grave marker when visiting a cemetery is both longstanding and widespread. As with many such practices, the reasons given for it are many ... Read More »

Why are jews called jews?

Those who practice the faith of Judaism are often referred to as Jews, which is a plural noun. As an adjective, these same people are called Jewish. The "Ju" or "Jew" part of the words comes from t... Read More »

Gall bladder stones V/s. kidney stones?

Doctors are really stupid about this. It has become easy to remove gall bladders like they used to remove tonsils. DO NOT have surgery and remove the gall bladder. Your troubles will just begin ... Read More »

How are headstones carved?

Headstones are carved into a custom text and design to suit the needs of the deceased. Skilled craftsmen create these carvings with ease, thanks to modern technology.Pre-CarvingBefore carving can b... Read More »