Difference between revisions of "Visiting a Cemetery"

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==Laws of a Cemetery==
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==Proper Behavior==
 
{{Tzitzit in a Cemetery}}
 
{{Tzitzit in a Cemetery}}
 
# According to some poskim one shouldn't carry a sefer torah in a cemetery.<ref>Bach YD 282:3 and Taz 282:3 are strict to forbid carrying a sefer torah within 4 amot of a grave. Nodeh Beyehuda OC 109 discusses the matter and isn't certain that it is forbidden.</ref>
 
# According to some poskim one shouldn't carry a sefer torah in a cemetery.<ref>Bach YD 282:3 and Taz 282:3 are strict to forbid carrying a sefer torah within 4 amot of a grave. Nodeh Beyehuda OC 109 discusses the matter and isn't certain that it is forbidden.</ref>
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==Reciting a Beracha==
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see [[Brachot_on_Sights#Bracha_for_seeing_a_cemetery|Brachot on Sights - Bracha for Seeing a Cemetery]]
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==Who Can/Should Visit?==
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===Pregnant Women===
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see [[Pregnancy_and_Labor#Cemetery|Pregnancy and Labor - Cemetery]]
  
 
==Sources==
 
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[[Category:Mourning]]
 
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Latest revision as of 15:02, 7 June 2020

Proper Behavior

  1. At a cemetery one must tuck in his strings, as it is לועג לרש, meaning appears like one is scoffing at the dead (Mishlei 17:5), as it expresses that they are poor and exempt from Mitzvot and are not able to fulfill them, while we do fulfill them. [1]
  2. According to some poskim one shouldn't carry a sefer torah in a cemetery.[2]

Reciting a Beracha

see Brachot on Sights - Bracha for Seeing a Cemetery

Who Can/Should Visit?

Pregnant Women

see Pregnancy and Labor - Cemetery

Sources

  1. Shulchan Aruch 23:1 based on Gemara Berachot 18a, Kitzur Shulchan Aruch of Rav Rephael Baruch Toledano, siman 9, laws of Tzitzit in a cemetery, seif 1. see https://torah.org/learning/mishna-berura-s23/ torah.org for greater detail
  2. Bach YD 282:3 and Taz 282:3 are strict to forbid carrying a sefer torah within 4 amot of a grave. Nodeh Beyehuda OC 109 discusses the matter and isn't certain that it is forbidden.