Contemporary practices: Israel

Abramovitch, H. 2014

‘More dry bones. the significance of changes in mortuary ritual in contemporary Israel’ in F. Markowitz, S. Sharot & M. Shokeid (eds) Toward an Anthropology of Nation Building and Unbuilding in Israel, Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 229-242.

Bar, D.  2023

‘Kivrei tsadikim as holy places? The tsadikification process of Jewish cemeteries in the state of Israel’, Journal of Modern Jewish Studies, DOI.

Shay, T. 2004

‘Who takes care of the loved ones?’, Anthropological Quarterly, 77:2, 289-301.


The Cemetery Research Group runs two events a year: in May and in November. Follow the links and send in an abstract