Can Russian Jewish individuals get tattoos and even now get buried on Jewish burial grounds?

Query by CecyPdeL: Can Russian Jewish folks get tattoos and even now get buried on Jewish burial grounds?
Hi,
I hope no one will get offended by my question. I am just very curious about religion and culture.
I was under the impression Jewish men and women have been not permitted to get tattoos because if they did they would not be buried on Jewish grounds.
Am I right? If so, is it the identical for Russian Jewish?
I know of someone popular who is extremely into his religion but is also really tattooed.
What would happen to his entire body if he died?

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Answer by Ami
That is really nonsense. Jews with tattoos can be buried in Jewish cemeteries. The victims of the Shoah had been forced to have their concentration camp numbers tattooed on their bodies, and it would be morally repulsive to refuse them burial.

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One Response to Can Russian Jewish individuals get tattoos and even now get buried on Jewish burial grounds?

  1. sylvia c

    no of course not the people of Israel are not heartless did they have a choice when they were tattooed with a number in concentration camps. It is the innerself which is renewed each day, so we are given a new body in the resurrection, which is not corrupt. It is planted in corruption it is raised uncorruptible. Like a seed when planted will shed its skin and grow into a tree or a beautiful flower. One must die before the new can take place.