Israel burial society refuses to sell unmarried couple adjoining plots

Local Jewish burial community denies a couple from pre-arranging their funeral because of religious reasoning. In Israel, death care is overseen by local Jewish burial societies called Chevra Kadish. The Chevra Kadish makes sure the bodies of deceased Jews are…

Jewish families going to extremes to have loved ones buried in Israel

Final wishes to be buried in Israel leads diaspora families to take extreme measures during the COVID-19 Pandemic Jews grow up learning about the benefits of being buried in the holy land their whole lives. The stories and spirit of…