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A white linen garment of many parts, whose main component is a robe, and in which the deceased is buried.


Why Jews are buried in shrouds and simple caskets, by Rabbi Chaim Mintz.


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Ben-Ami, Alia. “Decorated Shrouds from Tetouan, Morocco.” The Israel Museum Journal, vol. 8, 1989, pp. 31-40.

Ben-Ami, Alia and Esther Juhasz, “Death and Mourning.” The Jewish Wardrobe: From the Collection of The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, ed. Esther Juhasz, Milan: 5 Continents Editions, 2012, pp. 236-59, 333-34.

Berkovic, Sally. Death Duties: The Chevra Kadisha Jewish Burial Society. 2021.

Glick, Shmuel. Or Naga’ Aleyhem: Hazika She-Bein Minhagei Nisu’in Le-Minhagei Evalut Be-Mesoret Yisrael [Light Has Dawned: The Relationship Between Marriage and Mourning Customs in Israeli Tradition]. Jerusalem: JTS Shocken 2020.

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