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Family Protests Against Rabbinate’s Decision in Warsaw Cremation Case

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

The decision of the Warsaw Rabbinate to allow burial of the ashes of the Jewish merchant Weisel near the cemetery fence because his body was cremated met with the dissatisfaction of his family, who requested burial in the family plot.

His relatives were unwilling to have the ashes buried in the place where sinners are buried. The family decided to send the ashes to Danzig for burial there.