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The Detroit Jewish News, 2002-07-12

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will read to themselves at the
catered lunch for them of whitefish,
gravesite. The paper is then torn up
tuna and fruit salads, bagels and pas-
and sprinkled onto a growing mound
tries, waiting on the table.
of others atop the grave. Rabbi Refson
says that 700-800 faxes a day arrive to
The Mystique Of 770
be read and torn at the site for those
who can't be there in person.
After the relaxing lunch break, the
People head out to the open-air
Detroiters head for 770 Eastern
mausoleum in the cemetery. A narrow
Parkway in Crown Heights. Once an
passageway holds shelves of candles,
all-Jewish neighborhood in the 1940s,
and people light them to commemo-
Crown Heights now is about 75 per-
rate the soul, explains
Chaya Sara Silberberg.
People pick up prayer
books and men enter
one side, women the
other, to pray and read
their requests.
"It's an awesome
experience," says Steve
Fink, who's been here
before.
"The reason we go to
a gravesite is because
we believe a compo-
nent of the soul, the
nefesh, remains with the Young Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson with his
father-in-law and predecessor, the sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe
body. And we pray
Yo4Titzchok Schneerson in 1935.
there asking that soul
to intercede with God
on our behalf," says Rabbi Silberberg.
cent black. When many Jews began to
Marty Goodman has been to the
leave the neighborhood, the Rebbe
site six times. "Going to the gravesite
insisted the Lubavitchers stay, says
is like recharging. Many people walk
Rabbi Silberberg.
in heavy and come out light," he says.
Eleven years ago, the neighborhood
"If you have problems in life, or you
made national headlines when a car
feel commitments to Israel and want
driven by one of the Rebbe's drivers
to make contact with somebody,
jumped the curb and accidentally
there's no one greater to pray to than
killed 7-year-old Gavin Cato, an
God, and no one greater to have
African American. This was followed
God's ear than the Rebbe."
about three hours later, and just
When the Detroiters return to the
blocks away, by the fatal stabbing of
tent, the Silberbergs have provided a
Yankel Rosenbaum, 29, by a mob

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