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Jewish death traditions, rituals & beliefs

Judaism is one of the world's oldest religions, dating back 4,000 years. The Jewish people have a firm belief in the afterlife and that all who have lived worthy lives will be rewarded. Most importantly, death is the greatest of equalizers. Before God and death, all Jews are equal and one.

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