South Africa SIG #SouthAfrica RE: Cemeteries in Cape Town #southafrica
Richard Newman <genserch@...>
the story I heard was that because of the layout, the graves in nearly alltoggle quoted messageShow quoted text
the cemeteries do not face Jerusalem. The graves in Pinelands 1 &2 are
facing Table Mountain, in keeping wit h the Psalm, I will lift up mine eyes
unto the hills.......
The burials are placed in alternate rows as all to face this direction.
Of course, the bigger question around the observant world is are the feet
closest to Jerusalem, or the head. If the head faces Jerusalem then the
rising body, b'viat hamashiach and tchiyas hamesim, would have their backs
to Jerusalem---not good. I have heard the Yeminites have the feet nearest
to Jerusalem, thus, upon arising would be facing in the correct direction.
Hope this adds some clarification, or othwerwise,
I have asked this question on numerous