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A Big 'Bye' to Buried Books

May 31, 2007
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Rabbi Alan J. Iser of Congregation Or Shalom recites Kaddish after completing the burial of worn-out prayerbooks at Haym Salomon Memorial Park in Frazer. In keeping with ancient Jewish tradition, the service was similar to that of burying a person who used the sacred texts themselves, with psalms, readings and even a eulogy offered by the rabbi.

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