New answers tagged funeral-burial-levaya
Per this article at theyeshivaworld.com the Rabanut denied a Jewish burial to a husband who kept his wife an Aguna.
I know that the rules for internment at the New Montifiore Cemetery in Suffolk County, New York, require that all who buried there are Jewish under Jewish law, and they can deny burial to anyone not fitting that definition. Many other cemeteries share that position. Many cemeteries will also not bury an apostate Jew. I recall that a Toronto cemetery ...
The reason I have seen a Jewish cemetery refuse Jewish corpes, is related to money. Specifically, if you don't pay for the plot, they will not bury you. Since that is apparently a valid excuse, I am assuming that the answer is yes for any reason they want.
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