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Posts Tagged: Jewish burial

February 8, 2018 2:01 pm

In Comment on Ongoing London Coroner Controversy, British PM May Calls for Respect of Religious Burial Customs

British Prime Minister Theresa May chimed in on Wednesday on the ongoing controversy surrounding a top London coroner who is locked in dispute with the...

December 11, 2016 7:17 pm

Brother of Serial Killer Victim Requests to Have Sister, Niece Exhumed From Pauper’s Grave in London to Be Buried With Him in Jewish Cemetery

An elderly Briton is asking to have the bodies of his sister and baby niece – both murdered by a notorious serial killer 67 years ago...

October 11, 2016 6:00 am

Jewish Burial: The Best Kept Religious Secret

Last year, a friend told me about Chevra Kadisha -- the Jewish burial society. I had known that such an organization existed, but I thought, "Who actually wants to join this club?"...

April 17, 2016 9:57 am

Remains of Holocaust Victims Buried in Jewish Cemetery in Budapest

Human remains found in 2011, including many believed to be of Jews shot on the banks of the Danube River near the end of World...

January 8, 2016 3:39 pm

New Study Shows Jewish Observance Costs $18,500 Annually in Extra Expenses

Observant Jews in Britain have to spend close to $18,500 a year in extra expenses to maintain their Jewish lifestyles, according to a new study released...

March 13, 2014 4:58 pm

Boston Jewish Family Petition India to Return Daughter’s Body for Burial (VIDEO)

The Waters family, of the Boston suburb of Framingham, are losing their patience with Indian bureaucracy as they try to repatriate the body of their daughter,...

May 12, 2013 8:08 pm

Judge Tells Wife Killer: Cremation of Victim Particularly Cruel Because of Jewish Background

A British judge sentenced a man to a minimum term of 30 years in prison for murdering his wife and, noting the "horrific" nature of...

August 6, 2012 9:17 pm

Orthodox Rabbi Sues Pennsylvania Board Of Funeral Directors

Pennsylvania's Board of Funeral Directors and two state officials are being sued by an Orthodox rabbi from Pittsburgh claiming that the state's board violates religious...

July 16, 2012 10:03 am

Parents of Dead Billionaire Heiress Eva Rausing Want Jewish Burial

Eva Rausing, who was found dead in her $109 million home in London this month, wanted to be buried in Sweden but her parents want...

July 4, 2012 7:32 pm

Medieval Jewish Cemetery Discovered In Oxford, England

According to a BBC report , a Jewish cemetery from the Medieval Period has been unearthed under the Rose Garden, near the Oxford Botanic Garden...


University of California Santa Barbara Says Campus is...

University of California-Santa Barbara (UCSB) has issued a statement condemning the antisemitic harassment of its Jewish student body president, Tessa...


Hostage Families Begin March Towards Jerusalem

Family members of those still held captive in Gaza began a four-day march on Wednesday to Jerusalem, with the goal of building pressure for a deal to secure their release. “Join...

Middle East

Iraqi Kurdish PM Cancels Meeting With Iran Minister in Protest Over Attack

Iraqi Kurdish Prime Minister Masrour Barzani canceled a meeting with Iran's foreign minister at the World Economic Forum at Davos in Switzerland in protest over Iranian missile strikes on the...

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