Who Presides Over the Dead in Judaism? His Name Is Dumah.

And what you need to know in case you ever encounter him.

From The Falling Angel ca. 1923 – 1947 by Marc Chagall.

From The Falling Angel ca. 1923 – 1947 by Marc Chagall.

Observation
Nov. 13 2019
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