Burying a Gentile in a Jewish cemetery or vice versa

Burying a Jew in a gentile cemetery/Burying a gentile in a Jewish cemetery:[1]
Although the Poskim[2] make no specific mention against burying a Jew in a gentile cemetery, or against burying a gentile in a Jewish cemetery, nevertheless, it is included in the above law that one may not bury a Rasha near a Tzaddik.[3] The old age customs dating back to the beginning of our history testify to the establishment of Jewish cemeteries and the particularness of not burying a gentile in a Jewish cemetery, or vice versa. We are thus very particular not to bury a Jew in a gentile cemetery, or vice versa, not to bury a gentile in a Jewish cemetery.

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[1] See Sefer Umikarev Beyemin 22 for a general overview of this subject; Igros Moshe Y.D. 2/152; 3/157; Milamed Lehoil 2/127; Tuv Taam Vadaas 2/253

[2] Shulchan Aruch and Nosei Keilim, however see Ritva Gittin 61a that it is forbidden to bury a gentile near a Jew

[3] Ritva ibid

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