Shmira: The Mitzvah of Being Present for the Dead

Posted by on Apr 30, 2015 in Chevra Kadisha | No Comments

  by the Chevra Kadisha In order to honor the deceased, and to comfort the mourners, Jewish rituals and practices at the time of death have evolved. Kehilla’s Chevra Kadisha (“Holy Society”) engages in the traditional ritual of Tahara, preparing and purifying the physical body for burial. Our community organizes shiva minyans and provides condolence […]

Chesed Cookbook Project

Posted by on Apr 29, 2015 in Chesed | No Comments

by the Chesed (Lovingkindness) Committee CookbookOne of the major ways our Kehilla Community takes care of one another is through….food! Meals are both heart and body warming, enabling us to support one another in both good times and bad. When members post Chesed requests for help with meals, some people immediately know what to do, […]