Torah Sources


Btzail HaChochma

Is all burial in Eretz Yisrael equal, or is Yerushalayim better than other places? Read More

Divrei Yatziv - Klausenburger Rebbe

Analysis of the mitzvah of burial in E’Y, including one who visits and is Niftar there, one who tells his children not to bury there, and is there an obligation to travel to E’Y to be buried there. Read More

Otzar HaMidrashim - Midrash Agadah

Chazal about Kvurah in EY being preferable, and bones elsewhere rolling for Techiyas HaMeisim. Read More

Aznayim L'Torah - R' Zalman Sorotzkin

Kvurah in EY is a Kapparah for the Niftar, as proven from Yaakov Avinu. Read More

YUTorah.org - R' Hanan Balk

A synopsis of contemporary poskim’s views on whether those from Chutz L’Aretz can and should be buried in EY, and/or re-interred there. Read More

Mishnas Chayim - Traveling to E'Y before Techias Hameisim

A short explanation of the ‘tunnels’ used to travel to E’Y before Techias Hameisim. Read More