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

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

Spiritual Aspects
Funeral Homes
Funeral Contracts


Chevra Kadisha:
Articles about Chevra Kadisha

Tahara Manuals and Procedures
Tahara Training
Tahara Stories
Tahara Supplies Lists
Funeral Home Supplies


Organ Donation


Infection Control


Next Conference
Previous Conferences


Learning & Resources:
Gamliel Institute

KNIT Resource Center
    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

Washington Area Jewish Cemeteries

Non-Profit Jewish Cemeteries

Garden of Remembrance (owned by Washington Hebrew Congregation)
Gan Zikaron Memorial Park
14321 Comus Park
Clarksburg, MD 20871

Home of Peace Cemetery
S. Payne St. at Franklin
Alexandria, VA 22314

Elesavetgrad Cemetery
3233 15th Pl. SE
Washington, DC 20020

Ohev Sholom Cemetery
3237 Congress Pl. SE
Washington, DC  20020

Adas Israel Congregation Cemetery
1400 Alabama Ave SE
Washington, DC 20020

Washington Hebrew Memorial Park
1380 Alabama Ave SE
Washington, DC 20020

B'nai Israel Congregation Cemetery
5401 St. Barnabas Rd (at Wheeler Rd)
Oxon Hill, MD 20745

Chesed Shel Emmes Cemetery
5301 Southern Ave (at Emo St.)
Capitol Heights, MD  20743

Kesher Israel Cemetery
5301 Southern Ave (at Emo St.)
Capitol Heights, MD  20743

National Capitol Hebrew Cemetery
4708 Fable St. (near Southern Ave.)
Capitol Heights, MD 20743

Commercial Jewish Cemeteries

Judean Memorial Gardens
Norbeck Memorial Park
16225 Batchellors Forest Road at Georgia Ave.
Olney, MD 20832

Mount Lebanon Cemetery - (owned by SCI)
George Washington Cemetery
9500 Riggs Rd.
Adelphi, MD 20783

Menorah Gardens - (owned by Stewart)
Parklawn Memorial Park
12800 Veirs Mill Rd. - Box 725
Rockville, MD 20848

King David Memorial Gardens - (owned by SCI)
National Memorial Park
7400 Lee Highway - Rts 29-211
Falls Church, VA 22040-0129

Columbia Memorial Park - (owned by StoneMor)
12005 Rte 108 (between Trotter and Clarksville Elementary)
Mailing address: 10630 Little Patuxent Parkway #206
Columbia, MD 21044

Resthaven Memorial Gardens
9501 Catoctin Mountain Highway     (US Route 15 North)
Frederick, MD 21701

Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies - International Jewish Cemetery Project

Maryland Office of Cemetery Oversight

Virginia Cemetery Board