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The Case Against A Kosher Casket

David Zinner

July 30, 2014 | 3:04 pm

Kosher casket?

Kosher means fit or proper for ritual use, but unlike the biblical delineation of which foods are kosher, there are no biblical rules to give guidance... More.

  • Giving Back: Taharah

    Dr. Joyce Kendall Friedman

    July 23, 2014 | 1:46 pm

    I waited a year after my mother, z”l, passed away, before I was able to think about doing for others what the Chevrah Kadisha had done for my mother.

    ... More.
  • Telltale Tattoos

    Kerry Swartz

    July 16, 2014 | 1:16 pm

    One of the most prevalent myths about Jewish death pertains to tattoos: should you have them, you can’t have a Jewish funeral or be buried in a Jewish... More.

  • Honor Guard

    Susan Esther Barnes

    July 8, 2014 | 1:17 am

    This is a description that I wrote shortly after I had my first experience of shmirah, guarding or watching over someone who has died. The Jewish... More.

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  • These I Remember….

    Isaac Pollak

    July 1, 2014 | 1:09 am

    I have done many taharot in the last 36 years, but there are a handful that stand out, and come back to me again and again, especially during days of ... More.

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