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Jerusalem Life

| Israel becomes first country to list all cemetery tombstones online

Zev Stub    
Monday, 11 March 10:06 AM
Finding a relative's grave can be a tedious experience. But now paying respects to a loved one can be done using an online app. Israel has become the first country in the world to have all its cemetery plots listed on the Internet. The wide-ranging project to document all cemeteries in Israel was created in a joint effort by the MyHeritage online genealogy platform and the BillionGraves database.

The NIS 4 million project included photographing more than 1.5 million tombstones in 638 cemeteries and placing them in an online searchable database, including GPS pins to be able to locate graves using a smartphone.

Full Story (Jerusalem Post)

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