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Old 07-15-2014, 02:00 PM
RivkahChaya RivkahChaya is offline
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Originally Posted by zev_steinhardt View Post
How about ignorance of halacha? (i.e. the cemetery administrators believe that someone tattooed cannot be buried in a Jewish cemetery.)

Zev Steinhardt
Sure, that. I've met synagogue presidents, and even one rabbi, who were ignorant of this. Why not the cemetery administrator? I did have someone actually say that it depended whether an iron based ink was used-- you know, coffin can't have metal nail, so your tattoo can't have metal ink-- this, despite the fact that I've never heard of a chevra kaddisha pulling teeth with amalgam fillings.