Kaddish is traditionally recited only by immediate family members, and only after a person is buried. But the outpouring of grief for Ginsburg has prompted many to reach for the tradition regardless.
Much of “The Vigil” appears to be in Yiddish, and it stars actors who have previously appeared in Jewish-themed productions.
About 500 people were invited to the funeral, which followed memorial services last week in Minneapolis and Raeford, the North Carolina town where Floyd was born.
The family, identified as wealthy Bukharan Jews involved in real estate and diamonds, paid nearly $200,000 to transport the body of their 70-year-old mother to Israel on a private plane.
With cremations delayed for weeks or more and burials being backed up, storing bodies has become an even bigger crisis.
People throughout the world are filming funeral services and broadcasting them to family members and friends near and far.
'There was the symbolism of a person who had gone through the Holocaust and rebuilt herself from scratch'
They have released a number of resources in multiple languages advising medical staff and funeral directors of the correct way to handle the dead within a range of religions.
On the eve of Yom Hashoah, I was the only non-cemetery employee present for the burial of a most incredible woman, someone who witnessed the Kristallnacht as a young teen in Vienna.