Burying in Eretz Yisrael:
It is a great Mitzvah and merit to be buried in Eretz Yisrael. It is even permitted to unbury the remains of a person in the Diaspora for the sake of reburying him in Eretz Yisrael, and certainly one may initially bring the deceased from the Diaspora into Eretz Yisrael for burial. This applies even if they did not request to be buried there. [The allowance to unbury the body for the sake of reintering in Eretz Yisrael applies even if a Tnaiy was not made. Nonetheless, the widespread custom is to initially make a Tnaiy even when one intends to rebury the deceased in Eretz Yisrael. In all cases, a Rav is to be contacted prior to making any decision.] This is because the earth of Eretz Yisrael atones for the person, as the verse states “Vichiper Admaso Amo.” One who is buried in Eretz Yisrael is considered as if he was buried under the altar. Other merits received for being buried in Eretz Yisrael include: 1) Resurrection without needing to be rolled in tunnels towards Eretz Yisrael. 2) Being saved from Chibut Hakever. 3) Being saved from infestation. 4) The soul goes straight up to heaven, as Chazal state that all the souls are elevated through Yerushalayim, and one who is buried in Eretz Yisrael is considered as if he was buried under the altar. 5) The soul is able to return to its grave on every Shabbos and Rosh Chodesh without difficulty.
Taking deceased out of Israel: A person who passed away in Eretz Yisrael, or whose body was brought to Eretz Yisrael, may not be buried in the Diaspora.
Taking deceased out of Jerusalem, and other holy cities: See Halacha D!
 See Gesher Hachaim 27:8
Laws relating to transporting the body: See Nitei Gavriel 131:4-5
 See Michaber 363:1-2
 Michaber 363:1; Nitei Gavriel Vol. 2 94:19
 Michaber 363:2; Rebbe Lezer in Yerushalmi Kilayim 8:4; Rebbe Eliezer in Midrash Raba Vayechi; Rav Huna was brought to Eretz Yisrael as stated in Moed Katan 25a; See Gesher Hachaim 27:8
Other opinions: Some are of the opinion that one should not bring a body from the Diaspora to be buried in Eretz Yisrael, and one who does so defiles the land with impurity. [Rebbe Bar Kiria in Yerushalmi Kilayim 9:3; Rebbe in Midrash Raba ibid; Zohar Teruma 141; See Gesher Hachaim ibid]
 Teshuvah Ral Ben Chaviv 63; Pischeiy Teshuvah 363:2
 So I received from various members of Chevra Kadisha; See Igros Kodesh 17:333, printed in Shulchan Menachem 5:259, for a case where a Tnaiy was made to rebury in Eretz Yisrael
 See all three letters of Rebbe ibid
 Shach 363:3
 Kesubos 111a
 Gesher Hachaim ibid; See however Meiam Loeiz ibid that this only applies to one who is buried on Erev Shabbos after midday in Eretz Yisrael
 Midrash Raba Vayikra
 Gesher Hachaim ibid; see also Meiam Loez Vayechi p. 794
 See Meiam Loez ibid
 Gesher Hachaim 2:11; Nitei Gavriel Vol. 2 94:20
 See Kesubos 110b
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