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Burial or interment is the ritual act of placing a dead person or animal, sometimes with objects, ... However, some people are buried in anonymous or secret graves for various reasons. .... For huma...

Jewish Burial Questions? | Yahoo Answers

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Jan 10, 2008 ... I had heard that Jews are buried standing up. Is this true, if so why? Also, I had heard that very bad people were buried standing upside down?

Are Jewish people buried standing up? - Ask.com

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The myth that Jewish people are buried standing up is untrue, although there are a number of traditions specific to Jewish funerals. The most important of these ...

Chapter 1: A BRIEF HISTORY OF JEWISH BURIAL - Avotaynu

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The first Jewish burial was recorded in Genesis 23:19 .... with dead people for fear of spiritual defilement. ... upright like many of their European counterparts.

Vertical Burials Are a Greener Option - Naturally Savvy

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The Jewish faith is becoming cozy with the idea, for vertical burial happens in Jerusalem, and all burials conducted in the city have been carried out in ...

Pressed for Space, Israel Building Cemetery Towers - Jewish World ...

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Oct 17, 2014 ... But thanks to an array of 30 planned vertical structures, Sagiv said the ... Israel's rabbinical authorities oversee all burials of Jewish Israelis.

Are Jews buried upright - Answers.com

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Dead Jews have to be buried before sunset on Friday, because the Jewish ... ideally within 24 hours, burials aren't done on Shabbat and other holy days.

Israel Hayom | Going up? Cemetery builds multi-tier vertical burial ...

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The Chief Rabbinate oversees the funerals each year of about 35,000 Jews who die in Israel and about 1,500 who are flown in from around the world, ensuring ...

Beth Olem Cemetery - DetroitYES Forums

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Jews are not buried standing up and in some places families can be buried together in the ground .... If people are still allowed into Beth Olem it

Israeli Cemeteries and Jewish Tradition: Two Cases

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A person who walks through a Jewish cemetery will distinguish vertically ... a clear differentiation in burials: there are separate sections for rabbis, writers, ...

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Preparation for Burial | Jewish Virtual Library

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The final act of purification comes when the body is held in an upright position, and warm ... In Israel today, many people are still buried directly in the ground.

Saving space with cemeteries in the sky - CNN.com

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Oct 27, 2014 ... One solution is vertical cemeteries. ... Jewish burial law is based in part on a passage in Genesis "For dust ... "It is the same as thousands of years ago when the Jewish people created burials in caves one on top of the other.".

Jewish Funeral Traditions and Customs - A Guide - Orthodox Jews

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By ultra-orthodox Jewish funerals, women should cover their hair with a hat or ... is entered in a laying position (it is an untrue myth that Jews are buried upright).