Body of Pilot Yakir Nave located after 56 years

After decades of searching, remains of the body of Air Force pilot Yakir Mordechai Nave Lieper Z"L are foundIdo Ben Porat, 11/6/2018, 5:23 PM

Groom killed in NY accident laid to rest

Man killed together with his fiancee in New York car crash shortly before they were to be married buried in Beit Shemesh.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2018, 10:32 PM

Jewish burial society: Remove London coroner delaying burials

Society calls to remove coroner over delayed Jewish burials. Coroner: 'No death will be prioritized over any other because of religion.'JTA, 1/16/2018, 2:53 PM

London coroner under fire for delaying Jewish burials

Senior London coroner says she won't allow Jewish bodies to be held at Jewish funeral home, shows 'gross disregard' for Jews' legal rights.JTA, 12/29/2017, 8:24 AM

Mother, 3 children killed in fire flown to Israel for burial

Israeli-American family killed in house fire started by Hanukkah menorah on their way to be laid to rest in Israel.JTA, 12/19/2017, 8:18 PM

IDF to allow secular burial in military ceremony

Following petition filed with High Court, military order dealing with burial ceremonies changed; petitioners not satisfied.Mordechai Sones, 6/25/2017, 10:58 AM

'To refuse to bury homosexuals is to show contempt for the dead'

Head of Tzohar organization slams report alleging that a burial society is refusing to bury homosexual individuals.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/13/2017, 11:11 AM

Body of Jewish man dug up, replaced with other body in Brazil

The family of a Jewish man in Brazil who passed away seven years ago were shocked to find the body of lying out of his grave.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2016, 6:07 PM

Dead man's heartbeat stuns funeral worker

Worker preparing body for burial shocked when he feels heartbeat, warmth emanating from dead man's body.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/27/2016, 6:17 PM

Israel hands over terrorist's body to PA

In accordance with agreements about burying terrorists quickly, and after receiving guarantee from family, Israel returns terrorist's bodyYoel Domb, 8/30/2016, 9:02 AM

Paris Supermarket Victims to Be Buried at 12:00 Tuesday

The four Jews murdered in Friday's rampage at HyperCasher will be buried in Jerusalem, major dignitaries to be present.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 1/12/2015, 8:12 PM

Watch: ZAKA Transfers Paris Attack Victims from France to Israel

ZAKA volunteers in Paris prepare bodies of four victims in Friday's shootout for burial; funerals to be held Tuesday.Yoni Kempinski, 1/12/2015, 3:49 PM

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 Refuses to Return Har Nof 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 Convening 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 Jewish Woman's 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

Race Against the Clock 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

Hareidim Riot over Ramat Beit Shemesh Building 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 in the Same Cemetery

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