Locating graves has become an almost impossible mission in Israel

New app to locate graves in Israeli cemeteries

Ministry of Religious Services comes up with modern solution to help cemetery visitors find their loved ones' burial places.

VIDEO - Visiting a cemetery can often prove to be a complicated mission, as people may spend quite a long time looking for their loved one's grave.



As the State of Israel's cemeteries grow in size, locating graves has become an almost impossible mission.


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The Ministry of Religious Services has come up with a modern solution for the problem and will soon launch a grave-locating navigation app.


Deputy Minister of Religious Services Eli Ben Dahan has instructed his staff to start mapping Israel's graves ahead of the launch of the new application. The complicated task is expected to take several months to complete, ministry officials noted.


Some 35,000 people die in Israel every year.


פרסום ראשון: 03.29.14, 08:34
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