A Beit Shemesh cemetery where many Jews from abroad buy plots in advance, January 2017. Emil Salman

Jews Abroad Are Just Dying to Be Buried in Israel

More than 10,000 have made the journey over the past decade, and it doesn’t matter whether you’re a secular Zionist or someone gearing up for resurrection when the Messiah comes.

When her father died a few years ago, it occurred to Carole Nino that the coffin interred in a Parisian cemetery might not be there for all eternity. “Our grave was purchased for 30 years,” Nino, a school...

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