Funeral of Former Haredi Woman Who Committed Suicide: A Two-way Tragedy

In unusual step for Gur Hasidim, Esti Weinstein’s estranged daughter delivers eulogy in which she chides mother for deserting her children. The secular part of the ceremony told a different story.

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Shortly after 6 P.M., as the sun was sinking over Tel Aviv’s Yarkon Cemetery, Esti Weinstein’s funeral changed shape. From being a strictly secular affair, it became a joint secular-religious one, reflecting...