To Say the Kaddish During Coronavirus, Jews Around the World Stand In

Each and every day, Aaron Fogel gathers with the other people of his drug treatment…

Each and every day, Aaron Fogel gathers with the other people of his drug treatment method center in Jerusalem to say Kaddish, the Jewish prayer of mourning. They aren’t praying for their possess liked ones. They say the prayer—which traditionally necessitates a group of at minimum ten Jewish adults—for these who can not obtain for the duration of the coronavirus outbreak.

The Covid-19 pandemic has upended rituals of mourning close to the world. Hindu funeral pyres on the Ganges River have been extinguished Muslim corpse-washing procedures have been suspended. And,…