Coming Full Circle: An Incredible True Story

When Rabbi Amman was left alone burying a man he never met in a cemetery in Staten Island, he never imagined how much divine intervention was really at play.

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(15) Dharma, October 19, 2021 8:36 PM

Coming full circle..

If there is one thing that throws me for a six…. It’s how G-d works in the lives of His beautiful people! I’ve been reading about Jewish people since I was a youngster.. I’m in my 50s now! And it still has an impact on me!
In the world I grew up in.. We have that same attitude! Put the coffin in the ground and then go celebrate! The guy with the machine will see to it! ?‍♀️ As I was listening to this story I was wondering why it was important to bury someone by hand ? Isn’t that the old way?
THEN as the story went on I ended up emotional! HOW? G-d that’s how! And G-d would have been working up to that moment years before!
I can not believe it! It’s a miracle that happens among the Jewish people!
Because G-d LOVES His people!
When two souls are born G-d connects them! And their meeting is miraculous! What a meeting in heaven when these two men meet!
I absolutely LOVE the way G-d moves in His people’s lives.. Nothing else on this earth matters to me other than G-d and His relationship with His people! Nothing lifts me up more than these miracles..
Every single one of these stories should be collected and put into a book! Or books.. You would need a whole library to put the books in..
I’m so blessed by this story xxx Bless this beautiful Rabbi and his family!

(14) Iris Milstein, October 19, 2021 2:09 PM

Did the Rabbi find out why the generous man that paid for his studies had such a funeral?

Did the Rabbi find out why the generous man that paid for his studies had such a funeral?

(13) Anonymous, October 19, 2021 12:55 PM


Love this story ... a lot. People live their whole lives not REALIZING that everything is orchestrated... the foolish ones think THEY did it, they are responsible for the outcome. If you are plugged into NOT thinking this way - you see the strings being pulled, the baton swinging and pointing and directing... it is an awareness that not everyone has or feels... and it is amazing when you get to gaze what takes place on the other side of the curtain....

(12) Avie Shapiro, August 20, 2020 1:01 AM

The unexpected burial Mitzvah

I have heard or read this story before. But in the other version the source of connection to the man he buried was someone other than Rabbi Neuberger. Either way it's a great story. And Rabbi Gold is a story teller par excellence - both in oral as well as written formats.

(11) Anonymous, September 2, 2019 8:17 PM


(10) Ofra Ben David, July 9, 2019 10:56 PM

He did a great Mitzvah indeed!

Inspiring true story ! thank you for sharing Rabbi!

(9) Keith, UK, February 16, 2019 9:20 PM


This brought tears to my eyes... A truly wonderful story. Thank you for sharing it.

(8) Neria, February 14, 2019 6:00 PM

Thank you

Thank you sooooooo much Rabbi Gold for reminding us to be generous and kind, let these actions float and be in the here and now. Maybe someone else needs help. Maybe we're in the right place at the right time to respond in an appropriate way. Yes, let's be present for others.
Thank you so much again.

(7) Erika kish, February 14, 2019 8:03 AM

This brought me to tears what a touching story ,thank you for sharing

(6) Anonymous, February 11, 2019 12:21 PM

Bh, gorgeous, thank you!

(5) Ira Berkowitz, February 10, 2019 8:03 PM


What a wonderful revealatipn. Thank you for sharing.

(4) Esther Bartels, February 10, 2019 3:32 PM

a Beautiful Story!

Inspiring story. Thank you.

(3) tova saul, February 10, 2019 3:05 PM


So moving.

(2) Alan S., February 10, 2019 1:55 PM

Awe inspiring.

Quite eerie but delicious. I especially enjoy the real life flashbacks. Makes the story come full circle.

(1) Anonymous, February 10, 2019 11:05 AM


Great story - very true.

I know someone who gave his stem cells to a Jewish man in New York who had leukemia.

14 years later the same man was diagnosed with cancer. He received a stenm cell transplant himself
He's now recovering Refuah Shleuma may God bless him with a complete recovery speedily!


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