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1. Changes in Headers in Touro Cemetery (Newport, RI) Changes in Headers in Touro Cemetery (Newport, RI) Burial Practice; Cemetery; Death; Gravestone; Newport; Touro Cemetery; Jew; Deetz and Dethlefsen argue that the change from Protestant inscriptions stones from this era from (1) Here lies to (2) Here lies [buried] the body [corruptible, what was mortal] of to (3) in memory of...

2. Comparison of Iconography used in Sephardic Cemeteries in Jamaica, St. Eustatius, and Newport (1740-1860) Comparison of Iconography used in Sephardic Cemeteries in Jamaica, St. Eustatius, and Newport (1740-1860) Burial Practice; Cemetery; Death; Gravestone; Newport; Touro Cemetery; Jew; Caribbean This chart is from a study of the use of forbidden images in the Touro Cemetery in newport, RI. Compared to other early American Sephardic cemeteries or non-Jewish graves in Newport, the overall number...

3. Gates to Touro Cemetery, 1842 Gates to Touro Cemetery, 1842 Sephardim; Converso; Cemetery Gates to Touro Cemetery, 1842 (Newport, RI). These gates closely resemble the Egyptian style gates built for Boston’s Granary Cemetery in 1840 (Wells Wells 78). Jewish law requires that Jews be buried...

4. Gravestone of Isaac Lopez (1762). Sephardic Jew. Gravestone of Isaac Lopez (1762). Sephardic Jew. Sephardim; Converso; Cemetery; Children Education; Lopez, Isaac gravestone; Child’s World and Image Stone of Isaac Lopez (1762). Sephardic Jew. Aged 6 months and 2 days. Touro Cemetery, Newport, RI. Carver John Stevens II. While Jewish stones usually prohibit the use of cherubs and divine beings, Isaac...

5. Gravestone of Martha Moravia (1787), Touro Cemetery Newport, RI. Gravestone of Martha Moravia (1787), Touro Cemetery Newport, RI. Moravia, Martha gravestone; Gravestone; Burial Practice; Newport; Vertical; Cemetery; Touro Cemetery; Jew; Cherub; Wigged Cherub; Forbidden Images; Stevens, John III; Stevens Shop Gravestone of Mrs. Martha Moravia (1787) by John Stevens, III., Touro Cemetery Newport, RI. The Hebrew header means gravestone. A small, but significant proportion of the stones in the Touro cemetery contained...

6. Horizontal Sephardic-Style Ledger Stones (Touro Cemetery, Newport, RI). Horizontal Sephardic-Style Ledger Stones (Touro Cemetery, Newport, RI). Jew; Sephardim; Converso; Cemetery; Rodriguez Rivera, Jacob gravestone; Rodriguez Rivera, Abraham gravestone; Lopez, Moses gravestone; Polock, Isaac gravestone Horizontal Sephardic-Style Ledger Stones (Touro Cemetery, Newport, RI). Stones seen are from front to back as follows: Jacob Rodrigues Rivera (uncle of Isaac Lopez), Abraham Rodriguez Rivera (grandfather...

7. Inside the Walls of Touro Cemetery with a View of the Touro Enclosure (Newport, RI) Inside the Walls of Touro Cemetery with a View of the Touro Enclosure (Newport, RI) Jew; Sephardim; Converso; Cemetery View of the Touro Family Obelisks. Jewish law requires that Jews be buried separately from their gentile neighbors, and the Jews of Newport purchased and established a burial ground at the corner of Kay...

8. Jewish Section of Braman Cemetery, Newport Rhode Island Jewish Section of Braman Cemetery, Newport Rhode Island Cemetery; Gravestone; Death; Jew; Newport; Rhode Island; During the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, most Jewish immigrants to Newport were Ashkenazim. Gravestones in the Jewish Section of the Braman Cemetery in Newport from this era and the twentieth century...

9. Location of Colonial Sephardic Cemeteries in the Caribbean Used in Grave Matters Study (Map based on Location of Colonial Sephardic Cemeteries in the Caribbean Used in Grave Matters Study (Map based on LOC G4390 2006 .U49 Maps; Cemetery; Burial Practice; Jew; Death; This map shows the location of three Caribbean Jewish cemeteries that were connected to Newport through trade and marriage: Curaçao’s colonial cemetery, the Jewish cemetery at St. Eustatius, and Jamaica’s...

10. Location of Colonial Sephardic Cemeteries in the Caribbean Used in Grave Matters Study (Map based on Location of Colonial Sephardic Cemeteries in the Caribbean Used in Grave Matters Study (Map based on LOC G4390 2006 .U49 Maps; Cemetery; Burial Practice; Jew; Death; This map shows the location of three Caribbean Jewish cemeteries that were connected to Newport through trade and marriage: Curaçao’s colonial cemetery, the Jewish cemetery at St. Eustatius, and Jamaica’s...

11. Map of Key Cemeteries in Newport, Rhode Island Map of Key Cemeteries in Newport, Rhode Island Anglican; Gravestone; GRAVE CHILDREN; Cemetery; God's Little Acre; Newport; Burial Practice; Common Burying Ground; Death; Touro Cemetery; Braman Cemetery Map of Key Cemeteries in Newport by L. Leibman, based on William Faden's 1777 “Plan of the Town of Newport.” Newport is a particularly useful location for studying religious variation in cemeteries,...

12. Percent of Stones with Iconography by Age in Touro Cemetery, Newport Percent of Stones with Iconography by Age in Touro Cemetery, Newport Burial Practice; Cemetery; Death; Gravestone; Newport; Touro Cemetery; Jew; Cherub In variance with Jewish law, Jewish American stones from the American colonies often contain carvings of immortal beings such as cherubs or warning signs of mortality, such as the hand-of-God cutting down...