Good Works: Church Spruces up Jewish Cemetery

Good Works: Church Spruces up Jewish Cemetery

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cemetary-cleaning.jpg“Shovels and hardened leather work gloves became signs of good will from one faith to another as an Atlanta area Baptist Church spent a recent Sunday afternoon — not Saturday, the Jewish Shabbat when work is forbidden — cutting away brush and uprighting Jewish gravestones in a cemetery where abandoned plots had not been tended for years, as six foot tall brush attested.” (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution )

Photo courtesy of Kimberly Sizemore to the AJC: David Grist and Aaron Sizemore right a gravestone in a neglected corner of Roseland Cemetery, near East Point. The men are part of goodwill mission by North Lanier Baptist Church in Cumming.

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