Minister issues order on cemetery

JERUSALEM, Jan. 13 (JTA) — Israel’s religious affairs minister, Eliahu Suissa, has ordered the local council of Arad to allocate space in its cemetery for people whose Judaism is questioned. Officials in the southern town of Arad said work to this effect had already begun. The order comes after recent public debate about where to bury an 8-year-old boy killed in a traffic accident.

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