Where do we go when we die? This blog examines what communities, planners and others are doing (and not doing) for cemeteries.
Friday, January 13, 2012
New doc features Jewish cemetery in Germany
The Los Angeles Times has reviewed a new documentary about the Weissensee Jewish cemetery in East Berlin. Among other things, the review notes how many of the honored WWI dead were members of the German elite.
"Show me your cemeteries, and I will tell you what kind of people you have." -- Benjamin Franklin
Where do we go when we die? This blog explores the places where cemeteries and land use intersect, and examines what urban planners and thinkers, communities and others are doing (and not doing) about cemeteries.
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I am a journalist, adjunct professor of journalism and rural issues. I studied GIS, and I blog about cemeteries and land use, urban issues, and honey. All views expressed are those of the author alone.