Burial In Israel

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Why do Jews want to be buried in the Land of Israel?

Why do Jews want to be buried in the Land of Israel?

Rabbi Kook saw the Land and the Nation as a single entity; and their connection that of different limbs of the same body to each other.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 04/01/2021 16:24
NY family brings body of matriarch to Israel for burial, violating Health Ministry rules

NY family brings body of matriarch to Israel for burial, violating Health Ministry rules

Wealthy New York Jewish family brings their mother's remains to Israel on a private jet for burial in Jerusalem, flouting coronavirus rulesMarcy Oster, JTA, 20/05/2020 07:05
Even in pandemic, Jews flown to Jerusalem for burial

Even in pandemic, Jews flown to Jerusalem for burial

Jews in the Diaspora spending 'huge sums' to transport loved ones' remains to Israel for burial during coronavirus pandemic.Michael Blum, AFP, 04/05/2020 08:21
'If I can't live there, at least let me be buried there'

'If I can't live there, at least let me be buried there'

Why some American Jews pay more than $20,000 to get buried in Israel.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 10/06/2019 12:26
Bureaucracy delays bringing body home for burial

Bureaucracy delays bringing body home for burial

The body of Yitzchak Katzin, from the city of Ariel, killed late Thursday in South Africa, has not yet been brought to burial in Israel.Ido ben Porat & Nitzan Keidar, 19/12/2016 16:01