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Israel Returns Bodies of Har Nof Murderers

Ghassan and Uday Abu al Jamal silently buried overnight in Jerusalem, reversing precedent-setting deterrent.Uzi Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 12/25/2014, 8:40 AM

Rabbi Seeks to Bring Back Cave Burial

Head of Etzion Bloc Religious Council seeks to bring back Talmudic era custom of exhumation and use of ossuaries.Gil Ronen, 12/1/2014, 11:48 AM

Funeral for Unknown Soldier - 66 Years Later

19 year-old soldier Yehoshua Haver died in the War of Independence, but his burial place was unknown - until now.Yishai Karov, 11/28/2014, 9:02 AM

Report: Israel Not Returning Terrorists' Bodies

State allegedly holding on to bodies to deter future attacks; even if they are buried, families to be banned from holding funeral.Ido Ben-Porat, Tova Dvorin, 11/19/2014, 11:02 PM

National Burial Society Conference in November

Israel's Chevra Kadisha organizing the first conference of its kind, which will deal with all aspects of Jewish burial in Israel and abroad.Cynthia Blank, 10/5/2014, 12:19 PM

Burial of Missing Student Aharon Soffer z''l

US yeshiva student who went missing last Friday in Jerusalem Forest brought for burial, after search ends tragically.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 8/29/2014, 9:57 AM

Jewish Woman Saved From Muslim Burial

Arab who had relationship and daughter with Jewish woman asked to bury her in Muslim cemetery after her death, ZAKA intervened.Ari Yashar, 1/22/2014, 1:42 AM

Tragedy: Israeli Family Killed in Russia Gas Leak

Mardi family's surviving son struggles to bring his family back to Israel for burial. 'My world has been destroyed'.Maayana Miskin, 12/12/2013, 12:15 PM

Chabad Emissaries Succeed in Preventing Cremation

Body of Jewish Australian woman killed in tragic accident in Nepal set to receive a traditional Jewish burial.Ari Soffer, 10/16/2013, 10:14 PM

Chabad Race to Prevent Jewish Woman's Cremation

Emissaries of the Chabad movement in Nepal mount an urgent campaign after Jewish tourist dies in tragic accident.Ari Soffer, 10/16/2013, 5:19 PM

MK Lipman Condemns Beit Shemesh 'Extremism'

MK slams violence by hareidi extremists: "We can't allow concern for the dead to come at the expense of the welfare of those who are alive."Ari Soffer, 8/13/2013, 4:16 PM

Hareidi Rioting against Ramat Beit Shemesh Project

Extremist hareidi group says construction site in Ramat Beit Shemesh violated ancient burial caves.Gil Ronen, 8/12/2013, 1:50 PM

Agreement on Jewish, Non-Jewish Burial in IDF

MKs, ministers come to an agreement regarding the controversial subject of Judaism and burial in the IDF.Maayana Miskin, 7/7/2013, 12:46 PM

MKs: Bury Jewish, Non-Jewish Soldiers Together

MKs Shai and Stern are promoting legislation that would eliminate separate burial areas for Jewish and non-Jewish soldiersDavid Lev, 4/14/2013, 6:26 PM

'Demand for Burial Plots Next to Rav Elyashiv'

Secular and religious people want to be buried next to the Torah great, but only rabbis will have the honor.Gil Ronen, 7/23/2012, 9:38 AM

Australia Needs more Burial Plots for Muslims

A growing Muslim population has led Sydney, Australia to set aside 6,000 more burial plots whose dead will be out of room in six months.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/2/2012, 5:39 PM