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Formerly the deceased of the wealthy were buried in fancy caskets, of the poor in cheap coffins. This, too, was altered, and now all who die, whether rich or poor, are buried in inexpensive caskets.

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Source Notes: Moed Katon 27, in The Talmudic Anthology: Tales and Teachings of the Rabbis, ed. Louis I. Newman (1947).

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