Funeral of Non-Jew

May 6, 2022 | by Rabbi Pinchas Waldman

Can one go to a funeral of a non-Jew?

The Aish Rabbi Replies

Yes, of course. So long as the funeral services are not held in a church, it is fine to attend. (If they are, you may still attend the burial itself and any other part of the ceremony.) (Sources: Shulchan Aruch Y.D. 150:1, Darkei Teshuvah there, Chaim B'Yad 26, Yabia Omer II Y.D. 11.)




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