Advertisements

Woman Niftar in 2018 will finally have a Jewish burial; Meis Mitzvah

A Jewish woman Niftar in 2018 will finally have a Jewish burial – nearly one year after her passing.

The woman was Niftar in July of 2018, but her body was not claimed by relatives, and due to various legal issues her remains were held until the issues could be resolved.

In a turn of Hashgacha Pratis, the attorney that was appointed to this case to handle her arrangements was aware she was Jewish, and got in touch with the Belkoff Goldstein funeral home in Lakewood to facilitate a ‘Jewish cremation’ – something which does not exist in Jewish tradition.

However, after a brief conversation, he agreed to allow a traditional Jewish burial, with Tahara, in a Jewish cemetery.

Thanks to the efforts of Rabbi Moshe Gottlieb, Serenity Hospice, Chevra Kadisha Anshei Chesed of Lakewood, and Mr. Glen Steinberg, FHBS.

The services will take place 10:30 AM on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at the Freehold Hebrew Benefit Society Cemetery.

A Minyan for the Kvurah is needed. If you are able to attend, please reply in the comments section below.

-------------

This content, and any other content on TLS, may not be republished or reproduced without prior permission from TLS. Copying or reproducing our content is both against the law and against Halacha. To inquire about using our content, including videos or photos, email us at general@thelakewoodscoop.com.

Stay up to date with our news alerts by following us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

Also join the thousands receiving our Whatsapp Status updates!

Got a news tip? Email us at newstips@thelakewoodscoop.com, or Text/Whatsapp 415-857-2667.

There are 13 Comments to "Woman Niftar in 2018 will finally have a Jewish burial; Meis Mitzvah"