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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


Shemot - Burial of Sacred Writings

Gann Academy's Mitzvah Project
at JCAM’s Genizah

Jewish Cemetery Association of Massachusetts 2011
What Categories of Shemos May Be Recycled? Canfei Nesharim  -  educating the Orthodox community about environmental issues and their connection to Torah and halacha. December 25, 2003

Work Begins To Salvage Sacred Books In Synagogue Fire

Anshei Minsk - Toronto Mar, 2003

Kitvei Kodesh Part 1 and Part 2

The Israel Koschitzky Virtual Beit Midrash 2001

Boxes of Books are Buried

Jewish Cemetery Association of Massachusetts Nov 30, 2001

Eagle Scout Genizah Project Completed

North Shore Jewish Center - Port Jefferson Station, NY Sep, 2001

Saving Jewish Books

Chicago Jun, 1999

A Burial For The Books

Beth Israel - San Diego Mar 27, 1998

Sacred Jewish Books, Objects Buried In Special Rite

Adath Israel - San Francisco Aug 2, 1996

The Books of the People

Chicago  1996?
Jewish Funeral Practices Committee of Greater Washington