06.03.2012 12.Adar. 5772
Report criticizes Religious Services Ministry for failing to compel burial societies allowing parents from funerals.
The ITIM religious rights advocacy group in a new report criticized the Religious Services Ministry for failing to compel burial societies to allow parents of a stillborn infant to participate in its burial.
Burial societies in Israel generally prevent families from attending or participating in the burial of a stillborn child or one who dies within 30 days of birth, and also refuse to tell families where the infants are buried in most cases….