Ultra Orthodox Jews in Israel Launch Campaign Against Postmortems
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Ultra Orthodox Jews in Israel Launch Campaign Against Postmortems

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The ultra-Orthodox Agudat Israel launched a special campaign yesterday against postmortems in Israeli hospitals. In special prayers in numerous synagogues, the rabbis called on all observant Jews to oppose “this desecration.”

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