Posts Tagged ‘ death ’

Why Sinatra’s Body Was Hidden in a Jewish Funeral Home

January 19, 2016
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Why Sinatra's Body Was Hidden in a Jewish Funeral Home

Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday (on December 12, 2015) has brought on a flurry of centennial celebrations, books, exhibits and The Sultan of Swoon-inspired concerts. Jack Daniel’s even issued a Sinatra Century blend and Uber offered a fleet of vintage cars so people in New York City could ride in Sinatra…

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How to Prepare Your Mother’s Body for Burial

July 27, 2015
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How to Prepare Your Mother's Body For Burial

It’s said that the members of a hevra kaddisha, or a Jewish burial society, perform…

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Gehazi The Unfairly Punished

November 21, 2014
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Gehazi The Unfairly Punished

Part 4 of 4 in this week’s “How a Jew Gets Screwed for Eternity” series. Poor…

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Doeg the Edomite (and Priest Slayer)

November 20, 2014
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Doeg the Edomite (and Priest Slayer)

Part 3 of 4 in this week’s “How a…

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Ahitophel, King David’s Divine Betrayer

November 19, 2014
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Ahitophel, King David’s Divine Betrayer

Part 2 of 4 in this week’s “How a…

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Evil Balaam and His Talking Donkey

November 18, 2014
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Evil Balaam and His Talking Donkey

Part 1 of 4 in this week’s “How…

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How a Jew Gets Screwed for Eternity

November 17, 2014
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How a Jew Gets Screwed for Eternity

If you’re a Jew, here’s what happens when…

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Ben Sorer U’Moreh

August 1, 2012
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rebel-son

Think kids today have trouble with authority? The Torah (Deuteronomy 21:18)…

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@DailyHillulah

July 31, 2012
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meron_hp

How many righteous people can you name? A…

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The Secret Jewish Burial Society

June 20, 2012
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secret

The hevra kadisha, or “holy fraternity,” is a group…

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Horror and Remembrance

February 21, 2012
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king

Herman Wouk is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The…

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A Gynecologist in Auschwitz

May 2, 2011
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A gynecologist in aushwitz

In Auschwitz, the infamous Dr. Josef Mengele performed horrific experiments using Jews…

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