Placing Pebbles on the Tombstone

Placing Pebbles on the Tombstone

For those visiting a grave, it is a Jewish custom to place pebbles or grass[1] on the gravestone. This serves as a reminder to your friends and family that you visited your loved one’s grave, as well as a marker for your loved one that you visited their grave.


[1] Be’er Heitev OC 224:8

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