NEWS FEATURE: In terrorism’s wake, ultra-Orthodox volunteers perform grim burial work

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c. 1997 Religion News Service JERUSALEM _ In the immediate aftermath of the latest terrorist bombing in Israel Thursday (Sept. 4), black-coated ultra-Orthodox Jews somberly began combing the blast site, collecting for burial bits of flesh, bone and blood from streets, trees and windows. Using scrapers and rubber gloves, they worked with a near-obsessive zeal […]

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