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Photos: 4 Tons of Keepsakes Buried at Geniza

A Geniza is a Jewish ritual in which used books, clothing and other items are donated by members of the community and buried in a sacred place.

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In preparation for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, Weinstein Funeral Home and Piser Funeral Services sponsored a Geniza ceremony at

A Geniza is a Jewish ritual in which used books, clothing and other items are donated by members of the community and buried in a sacred place to benefit both the community and future generations. An estimated three tons of donated items were  placed inside caskets and buried in plots donated by Memorial Park Cemetery.

The children of Keshet participated in the ritual with the burial of the donated items. All items for the Geniza were collected by Weinstein Funeral Home.

Rabbi Jeffrey Weill of Ezra-Habonim, , lead the ceremony. Local elected officials also attended the event as well. 

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