Soon near Tel Aviv: Community Mausoleum Burial
The Ministerial Committee on Burial toured the Yarkon Cemetery in Tel Aviv recently to get a close look at the progress in the construction of a new community mausoleum site. The new section of the cemetery will hold about 35,000 graves.
Minister of Religious Services Ya’akov Margi explained that the Gush Dan-greater Tel Aviv area would have faced a deep shortage in burial space were it not for the project. “We bury about 33,000 people a year in Jewish or civil burials, and about 30 percent of those are in the Gush Dan area,” he said.
The new section will offer two
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