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Jul 06, 2020 | News | Jerusalem & Area

Jewish deaths in UK more than double this year due to coronavirus


The number of Jewish deaths in the United Kingdom has more than doubled in comparison to last year's numbers, according to data collected by the Board of Deputies of British Jews and published by The Guardian. 
During the time span between March and May of this year, a time span assessed specifically for the outbreak of the coronavirus, the largest Jewish burial boards carried out 811 funerals, compared to the 358 deaths carried out during the same time period in 2019, marking an increase of 127%. 

Full Story (The Jerusalem Post)


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