Jewish burial, shiva, and bereavement in the era of social distancing Please join the Community Alliance for Jewish Cemeteries (CAJAC) for an informative and interactive webinar on the challenges of addressing Jewish end-of-life issues during the COVID-19 pandemic. Topics covered to include: Chevra Kadisha practices, including tahara Social distance burials and shiva via Zoom Burial […]
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April 6, 2020; Nisan 12, 5780 No words can express the depth of pain felt by our grieving families during this unprecedented period. We as rabbis seek to bring them the spiritual strength and support they so deeply need. It hurts us to see mourners denied the comforts that ritual proximity affords. But we […]
The division oversees the establishment, maintenance, and preservation of burial grounds for all not for-profit cemeteries in New York State.
The Chevra Kadisha of the Vaad Harabonim of Queens maintains the highest level of respect and dignity (kavod hames) caring for all Jewish people at the time of a death. They are available to assist families with sensitivity and expertise with any questions regarding an imminent or recent death.
For more than 90 years, UJA-Federation has been a central force for communal planning and philanthropy in the New York Jewish community
To function as a Jewish burial society for the Jewish communities of Massachusetts.
The Hebrew Free Burial Association (HFBA) devotes its resources to performing chesed shel emet – the ultimate act of lovingkindness for the deceased who are unable to repay the kindness.