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Jewish Death Practices:
Overview / Summary
Origins and History
Visiting the Sick or Dying 
Chaplaincy
Hospice

Phases of Death Observance
    Approaching the Time of Death
    Between Death and Burial
    Shemira
    Tahara
    Burial and Cremation 
    Mourning Practices

Spiritual Aspects
Funeral Homes
Funeral Contracts
Cemeteries
Embalming 

Caskets


Chevra Kadisha:
Articles about Chevra Kadisha

Tahara Manuals and Procedures
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Funeral Home Supplies

Suicide

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Disasters

Infection Control

 

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FAQ About Death and Dying
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Burial in Israel

Israel Burial Services Shipping Israel Cemeteries Israel Cemetery Issues Alternatives
Rest in Peace in Israel provides Jewish funeral and burial services in Israel at small Kibbutz cemeteries.

Kibbutz Beit-Zera
15135, D.N. Jordan Valley 
972-54-846-916
info@rip-il.com

Application for a Permit to Transfer a Body to Israel

 

 

Burial in Jerusalem: The Har Menuchos Cemetery - History of Jerusalem Chevra Kadishas and Cemeteries:
Part 1   Part 2   Part 3

Architects help solve the burial-space crunch in Israel

Multilevel Burial Plot

A Place to Wait for the Messiah: Cemetery Architecture by Uri Ponger and Tuvia Sagiv

Israel's burial crisis and the afterlife

 

ITIM - Burial and Mourning in Israel

Israel Religious Action Center - Burial and Mourning

Burial in Israel

Issues of Personal Status

Burial Plot Corruption

Legal blow to Israel's Orthodox hegemony - Converts

 

Shema Yisrael
732- 370-3344
burial@shemayisrael.co.il
Guidelines on the Receiving and Shipping of Human Remains Eretz Hahayim in Beit Shemesh near Jerusalem going towards Tel Aviv    Progressive Judaism in Israel - Burial and Memorial Services

Maalin b'Kodesh
Mordechai
3803 14th
Brooklyn, NY
718-435-6100

Har Hamenuhot - $7,250
Har Haze'atim - $8,250
Eretz Hahayim - $5,700

Ziegler - all metal sealable container for airline shipping

Israel Shipper - zinc lined wooden casket also suitable for airline shipping -

Har Hamnuchot - Mount of Rest

 

 

Menucha Nechona

Kfar Sava gets its own civil cemetery Jun 10, 2009

Jerusalem to build city's first non-Orthodox secular burial site Jan 31, 2009

In Israel, non-Orthodox Jews get few funeral, burial options Jun 8, 2001

Breaking the Burial Monopoly - Feb 11, 1999

Orthodox Union
212-613-8198
ganzm@ou.org

 

Orthodox Union Contract Parkside
877-LEVAYA-OU (877-538-2926)

Tahara certificate signed by Rabbi in Hebrew

Letter of non-communicable disease - at the time of the death of xxx, there were no communicable diseases of epidemic proportion in the city of xxx

Har Haze'atim - Mount of Olives 

The Right to Inscribe Non-Hebrew Characters on Tombstones

Alphabet Inscriptions on Ancient Jewish Graves

 

 

Achuzat Kever

 

 

Air shipping tray is a pallet frame that allows a fork lift to pick up the casket - not required Chevra Kadisha in Israel Reporting of the Dolphinarium Tragedy The Mountain of Losses - Yehudit Hendel

 Sholom Chapel Mortuaries

 

Bayit container - house-like cover to address the issue of a Cohain on the plane; however there are rulings that the cargo compartment is a " separate house"

The Desecration of Graves in Eretz Yisrael: The Struggle to Honor the Dead and Preserve Our Historical Legacy - Rabbi Yitzchok Breitowitz

 

 

A Culture of Endless Mourning - Hamutal Bar-Yosef