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Rebuilding Together

All Kehilla members, please take this ten-minute survey about your wishes for yourself. Submissions due Thursday, November 9th.

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Links for information about local cemeteries, that are referred to in the Kehilla Cemetery Survey, are listed below.  A link for information about “Green” Burial is listed below them.

Local cemeteries:

Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland                   Gan Shalom Cemetery, Briones            

Gan Yarok, Fernwood Cemetery, Marin           Lone Tree Cemetery, Hayward

Green Burial Council

The Chevra Kadisha (Holy Society) serves to prepare the bodies of the dead for burial following ancient Jewish ritual and Jewish renewal innovation. Chevra Kadisha has written a booklet, End of Life Passages (1.6 MB PDF), has given workshops on death and dying, and worked on prayer service for Tahara. The committee meets at least four times per year and conducts periodic trainings.

  • We Created Holy Ground: Photo Gallery On March 17, 2019 a group of Kehilla congregants, family, and friends practiced an
    established ritual that for many Jews does not occur in their lifetime. We
    consecrated a Jewish burial site. This momentous event occurred at Plot 70 in
    Mountain View Cemetery in Oakland, CA. where 45 graves have been purchased by
    members and two by Kehilla. We … >>
  • Kehilla Has Plot 70 in Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland Dear Kehilla Community Synagogue congregants,
    It is with great pleasure that I write this article for the Kol Kehilla.  As many of you already know, we have embarked upon an effort to secure a burial site for our synagogue members.  With unexpected success, all of you who secured a grave did so in the introductory offer … >>
  • Kehilla Section in Mountain View Cemetery WE DID IT!!! Kehilla Community Synagogue has an official final resting place for purchasing members. Known as Plot 70, this section has a total of 49 graves and is bounded by two Live Oak trees. It is on a crest overlooking part of the cemetery with rolling hills, old monuments, and the water in the … >>

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