Threading Stones: An Elul Tradition

Three women stand at the gate of a cemetery

For centuries, Jewish women in Eastern Europe measured cemeteries and graves with thread. Join us to learn how to perform these rituals using translated Yiddish ethnographic studies and memoirs. Participants will receive training and resources to host a grave measuring event in Elul or another time during the year.

Threading Stones: An Elul Tradition

Three women stand at the gate of a cemetery

For centuries, Jewish women in Eastern Europe measured cemeteries and graves with thread. Join us to learn how to perform these rituals using translated Yiddish ethnographic studies and memoirs. Participants will receive training and resources to host a grave measuring event in Elul or another time during the year.

Threading Stones: An Elul Tradition

Three women stand at the gate of a cemetery

For centuries, Jewish women in Eastern Europe measured cemeteries and graves with thread. Join us to learn how to perform these rituals using translated Yiddish ethnographic studies and memoirs. Participants will receive training and resources to host a grave measuring event in Elul or another time during the year.

Threading Stones: An Elul Tradition

Three women stand at the gate of a cemetery

For centuries, Jewish women in Eastern Europe measured cemeteries and graves with thread. Join us to learn how to perform these rituals using translated Yiddish ethnographic studies and memoirs. Participants will receive training and resources to host a grave measuring event in Elul or another time during the year.