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MILAN KANE Parma Ohio September 28, 2018

Why are caskets closed at Jewish funerals Reply

Simcha Bart for Chabad.org October 25, 2018
in response to MILAN KANE :

Judaism views having the casket closed, as a sign of respect to the departed. For more on this please see
from The Jewish Way in Death and Mourning
and see as well this an article about this. Reply