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WAVE: Burial


Religious Services Ministry to stop use of multi-level burial plots

[Religious Services Minister David Azoulai of Shas] stated that the ministry would stop the use of multi-level burial plots, despite having invested NIS250 million in the system in recent years. Multi-level burial structures which can house several tombs one above the other were part of a campaign by the ministry several years ago under former…
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Israeli Burial Society to Compensate Family for Shunning Body of AIDS Victim

The Kiryat Gat Magistrate’s Court has ordered the Kiryat Malakhi burial society to pay 30,000 shekels ($7,680) to the family of a young woman who died of complications from AIDS, for not performing the ritual preparation of her body or allowing her relatives to identify her. The burial society responded that it did this because…
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