This week in Jerusalem

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September 8, 2016 20:57

Peggy Cidor's round-up of city affairs.




Har Hamenuhot

Har Hamenuhot. (photo credit:Wikimedia Commons)

Whose grave it is, anyway?

The acute shortage of burial plots in the city’s cemeteries has caused leading burial society Hevra Kadisha Yerushalayim to seek alternative solutions. One of the reasons for the shortage is the request by thousands of Jews in Israel and abroad to be buried in the holy city, as it is believed that when Judgment Day comes, they will be the first to be resurrected.

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