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Chevra Kadisha

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Chevra Kadisha: (Aramaic, lit. “the holy society”): the society that attends to the ritual cleansing (taharah) and burial of the deceased and oversees the management of the community cemetery
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It’s important to know what Judaism says on how to properly attend to the deceased from the time of death to burial. Rabbi Elchonon Zohn, a renowned expert on Jewish burial in our tradition, clarifies the matter.
You are the head of the Chassidic Burial Society of Jerusalem. The appropriate wish for a Burial Society is that they should be out of work… “May G-d wipe away tears from every face.” Good tidings, and many good years.
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