Every Israeli has a right to a free burial. Yet State burial options and practices are often unclear, procedures carried out by local burial societies inconsistent, and decision-making difficult at such an emotionally charged time. Parents who have lost stillborns or newborns may face the challenge of being excluded from the burial process, despite ITIM’s important public policy work on this issue.
- Explain burial options
- Assist with funeral arrangements
- Act as a mediator between families and local burial societies
- Explain parental rights regarding the burial of stillborns and newborns
- Locate the graves of stillborns and newborns