Tags Tags

Burial In Israel

News and updates about Burial In Israel

Did Yaakov Avinu die?

Did Yaakov Avinu die?

Does the location of a person's death impact that person?

Can ancient Jewish graves be moved to settle the Land of Israel?

Can ancient Jewish graves be moved to settle the Land of Israel?

When excavations for building in Eretz Yisrael reveal ancient Jewish burial areas, what is the permitted course of action?

The virtue of burial in Eretz Yisrael

The virtue of burial in Eretz Yisrael

We have been privileged to have the remains of righteous people brought to Israel for reburial. Why is this important?.

When Moses  declines to lead Grace after Mealsplayer

When Moses declines to lead Grace after Meals

At the Redemption, Moses will be asked by God to “take the cup of wine and say Grace.” But he will reply “I cannot say Grace."

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.

NY family buries their mother in Israel, violating health 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 rules

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.

'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.

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.