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Closed Society: December 26, 2011

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Suzy Ayad, a Netanya resident who was ordered to stand apart from men during a funeral in the Netanya Cemetery has filed a damages claim against Hevra Kadisha [Jewish burial society].

 

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December 26th, 2011 at 10:32 am

Closed Society: May 24, 2011

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A woman filed a claim against Chevra Kadisha (Jewish burial service) of Natanya. The woman claims that she was forced to stand separated from her male acquaintances, during a funeral held in the city cemetery.

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May 24th, 2011 at 4:23 pm

Closed Society: 7 September 2010

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Due to the lack of burial plots in Jerusalem, the Hevra Kadisha has begun burying deceased Jews in multi-story structures. While the Sephardic Hevra Kadisha still has individual burial plots, Ashkenazi Jews are buried in multi-story structures and in double plots, while Sephardic ones are buried underground.

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September 7th, 2010 at 7:48 pm