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עֵת לִקְרוֹעַ—An Introduction to Funeral Planning and Customs of Mourning

Taught by Shamash, Z. Edinger

Wednesday, July 24, 7:15PM

 

 

This class will discuss what to do and what to expect when a loved one passes away: How to arrange a funeral? What services are provided by the synagogue? What is the role of the Hebra? It will also provide an introduction to the customs of mourning and Shib'ah. For questions, contact Zachary Edinger.

 

Maud Nathan

Maud Nathan (1862-1946) was founder and first President of the Sisterhood of Shearith Israel, established in 1896.  

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West 11th Street Cemetery

The West Eleventh Street cemetery, the second historic cemetery of Congregation Shearith Israel, was consecrated on February 27, 1805.  

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