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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...

Are Jewish people buried standing up? | Reference.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 ...

Jewish Funeral Traditions and Customs - A Guide

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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).

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.".

Do Jews Bury the Dead in a Specific Direction? - Death & Mourning

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In many cemeteries, the bodies are buried with their feet facing the entrance to the cemetery, ... The stones will face the nearest road so people can read them.

Are Jews buried upright - Answers.com

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NO! The body is first ritually cleaned, blessed, wrapped in a plain white sheet, and the ... to Jewish law, burial is supposed to take place as soon as possible, ideally within 24 hours, burials aren't done on Shabbat and other holy days.

Israel: Burial Practices, jewish burial customs, jewish funerals

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Sep 20, 2006 ... jewish burial customs, jewish funerals, mauseleum: Shalom, There are ... people were buried in a simple hole in the ground, standing upright to ...

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

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Oct 17, 2014 ... This Oct. 6, 2014, photo shows a new vertical part of the Yarkon cemetery ... Israel's rabbinical authorities oversee all burials of Jewish Israelis.

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 ...

Death and Burial: Are Jews buried facing West? - Shamash

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The custom is that the body is buried with its feet facing east, so that when the ... However, many Jews are buried with their heads towards Jerusalem (i.e. East) ...

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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.

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 ...

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.