Ashes to Diamonds

by Dea Hadar NEW YORK- Bob Valentino, Sr. remembers the morning his late wife returnedhome. It was last July, about nine months after she succumbed to anaggressive cancer at age 51, and about six months after he sent more than200 grams of her ashes to LifeGem. This

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Ghosts and Aspirations

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Death and Mourning

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Death and Life

In Jewish tradition death has this dual, paradoxical nature to it. On the one hand we have a great deal of laws for mourning which helps us deal with the passing of a loved one. Granted the thrust of these laws helps to ease the pain of

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The Body, The Soul and The Afterlife

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Life, Death and Meaning

Author: Based on the Ideas of Rav Yaakov Weinberg zt”l 1. Introduction: Where does the courage of the Jewish people come from? One of the things most of us are aware of is that throughout the 2,000 years of our existence in the Diaspora, Jews have had

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Death

Death PITTSBURGH (AP) — James Henry Smith was a zealous Pittsburgh Steelers fan in life, and even death could not keep him from his favorite spot: in a recliner, in front of a TV showing his beloved team in action. Smith, 55, of Pittsburgh, died of prostate

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