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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
Tahara Training
Tahara Stories
Tahara Supplies Lists
Funeral Home Supplies

Suicide

Organ Donation

Disasters

Infection Control

 

Conferences
Next Conference
Previous Conferences

 

Learning & Resources:
Gamliel Institute
    Curriculum
    Registration


KNIT Resource Center
    Overview
    Contacts for Answers
    Catalog of Articles
    Additional Links


FAQ About Death and Dying
Modern Dilemmas
Guided Learning
Jewish Sources and  Responsa
Synagogue Brochures
Community Education

Jewish Funeral Practices Committee of Greater Washington - Congregation Resources

Resource Guides

A Guide to Jewish Funeral Practices

Adas Israel - Washington, DC

Guide to Jewish Funeral and Mourning Practices

Adat Shalom - Potomac, MD

Treasure Each Day - A Guide to Jewish Rituals of Death and Mourning

Columbia Jewish Congregation - Columbia, MD

A Guide to the Jewish Funeral

Ohr Kodesh - Kensington, MD

When Death Occurs

Tifereth Israel - Washington, DC

A Guide to Jewish Mourning Practices

Tikvat Israel - Rockville, MD

Web Pages

Bereavement Columbia Jewish Congregation - Columbia, MD
Support in Times of Grief Oseh Shalom - Laurel, MD
Quiet Support Temple Emanuel - Kensignton, MD

Test Your Knowledge about Jewish Funeral Practices