Families in Manchester, England, will receive a document recording the Jewish burial of their loved ones. The plan, which will begin next month, is part of a drive to computerize information relating to local Jewish cemeteries. David Moscowitz, treasurer of Manchester’s Synagogue Council, came up with the idea three years ago in response to the poor state of many burial records.
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