JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Burials - Suicide #general

mrtfuzot <mrtfuzot@...>

In Israel (maybe elsewhere too) suicide victims are buried within the wall
of the cemetary. The religious explanation for this is that presumably the
person was deranged the last seconds of his life and as such, being ill, it
is not considered suicide.

Yoni Ben-Ari, Jerusalem/Efrat

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