Laurence Levy-Atkinson

Dealing with death is always hard, and it’s even harder for an atheist not entirely at home with his cultural roots who finds himself attending a traditional Jewish funeral for a family member. 'Farblondzhet' asks: who are funerals for, anyway?

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    Language: English / Published: 18 October 2016


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