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soc.culture.jewish FAQ: Worship, Conversion, Intermarriage (5/12)
Section - Question 11.6.10: Death and Burial: Can pregnant women attend a funeral?

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                                  Answer:
   
   It is Jewish tradition that a pregnant woman not attend a funeral. The
   exception would be one of the seven relatives who one is obligated to
   mourn (father, mother, sister, brother, son, daughter, spouse). A
   pregnant woman would traditionally remain outside the fence/gates of
   the cemetery.

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