Lack of Space in East Jerusalem Cemeteries Leads to Morbid New Habit

Shortage of plots in Old City and nearby neighborhoods has people digging up old graves, which are then sold for new burials

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Adeeb Joudeh was surprised to find two new graves in the family burial plot when he went to visit the Bab al-Rahma cemetery, outside the Lion s Gate of the Old City of Jerusalem, last week. The new graves,...