A Guest Post by E. Fink
Last week the Jewish world mourned the loss of the Vizhnitz Rebbe, Rabbi Moshe Yehoshua Hager. Today, the Jewish world mourned the loss of the Rosh Yeshiva of Torah Ohr, Rabbi Chaim Pinchus Scheinberg.
There is an ancient Jewish custom not to leave the body unattended between the death and the funeral. Have a look at how two different groups observe this particular custom:
Fascinating. Isn't it?