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Lisa Berenson, who works for the Jewish Cemetery Association of Massachusetts, wrote up an expert opinion on the stone issue, here on our discussion board. It’s a way of participating in burial, which is a mitzvah (commandment). There’s no particular reason NOT to leave flowers if you want to do that, but leaving stones is a respectful folk custom.
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