Are Jewish People Buried Standing up?

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Although the practice of burying people upright is not common today, during the time of Christ Jews were buried in a simple hole in the ground. They were buried standing upright so as to take up as little space as possible.
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It is a myth that Jews are buried standing up. According to the Jewish funeral traditions, the coffin is placed in a laying position. The funerals are unique in that most of the burial is done by hand.
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