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In communities where this custom is observed, there is generally a formal unveiling ceremony when the tombstone is revealed. This physical glorification is one example of the Hellenistic view of nature as supreme. But it also has ethical implications, which means that human beings have certain intrinsic dignities: infinite value, equality and uniqueness. They actually have little to do with what being Jewish is really about. Can one even begin to imagine the vitriolic condemnation on the part of all the above-mentioned 'progressives' against this racist... decree?

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