Yesterday, beneath a beautiful sky and a slight fall chill, 15 people of all ages were joined by rabbis from 2 of the 3 congregations in the area at Temple Israel’s cemetery to mark several generations of Omaha RestingSpots. After a short prayer service by Temple Rabbi Linder, volunteers spread out and began mapping the [...]
After recently reading about our service in the local press, Rabbi Jonathan Gross of Beth Israel Synagogue here in Omaha, NE approached RestingSpot to participate in a special cemetery marking event for Kever Avot.
In the Jewish religion, the ancient custom of Kever Avot (“graves of the fathers”) takes place just before Rosh Hashanah (Jewish [...]
It’s been a real pleasure for us at RestingSpot to interact with all our users. Genealogists have a true passion for uncovering hidden stories and connecting the dots between them. One person we’ve enjoyed getting to know is Russ Worthington. It started with his terrific blog: My Tombstone Collection, and now [...]
Life moves pretty fast. But if you stop and think once in awhile about the strange coincidences that take place in your life, you might begin to believe in the invisible hands guiding you.
The RestingSpot story began last fall when my family and I could not find the grave of my grandfather, Dr. Gerald [...]
When you launch a new product or service, it’s very exciting when people use it and like it. It’s even more exciting when they stumble upon your service through their own search because they have a need to fill, and you’ve filled it for them.
Brian Foos is a third-generation funeral director in Northern Ohio. [...]
There’s a reason cemeteries have maps. There’s also a reason some cemeteries have staff on site. Unfortunately, in most cases, neither of those can guarantee that you’re going to find the RestingSpot you are looking for. That’s what happened to me, and that’s why you are on RestingSpot.com.
It was last year when I was [...]