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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

An unveiling without a headstone? A shortage challenges grieving families

An unveiling without a headstone? A shortage challenges grieving families

Stewart Ain, Forward August 25, 2021

Funerals during the pandemic are tough enough, with many bereaved families unable to invite more than a handful of relatives for fear of spreading COVID-19. But now, a new obstacle challenges mourners: a national shortage of headstones. Jewish families...

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