May 24, 2007

10 Minutes With … Steven Friedman

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c. 2007 Religion News Service (UNDATED) You probably knew one could buy holy water, but what about holy soil? Steven Friedman’s brainchild, Holy Land Earth, imports 16-ounce bags of soil from Israel for use at American funerals, all with USDA and rabbinical approval. The grandson of Holocaust survivors, Friedman sees Israeli soil as sacred and […]

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