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Puzzling

There were three things that I was puzzling over the other day. I have forgotten two, but if I think of them, I'll post them here too. But I remember the third, and I'm hoping someone can explain.

It's my understanding that Judaism has some strict requirement on how long can pass between death and burial, and that the time period is relatively short.

Now, typically, when someone dies in the coldest months of the year here, they're put into storage until the spring thaw, because they can't be buried in the frozen ground.

So obviously waiting months doesn't work for Jews, if my understanding is correct. But what does happen when a Jewish person dies while the ground is frozen?

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