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Making Tachrichim

10/05/2021 02:31:37 PM


Marisa Genna

BHA Member, Marisa Genna is coordinating a group to make the traditional Tachrichim, or clothing used by the Chevra Kadisha to bury the dead.  Here is her blog post detailing the tradition of Tachrichim and why it's important.  UPDATE: BHA Members AND NON-Members who are creatives or sewers are welcome to join us on November 7th for a session making Tachrichim for the BHA Chevra Kadisha.


A Crack In Everything

09/20/2021 04:16:36 PM


Matt Harle

A Chevrah Kadisha is a Jewish society tasked primarily with performing the ritual preparation of the dead for burial. The essay below is my attempt to look at the Chevrah Kadisha in the context of Sukkot, and give some sense of why I love both.*


“My beloved is like a gazelle or like a young stag. There he stands behind our wall, peering through the windows, peering through the lattice.”Read more...

Wed, June 7 2023 18 Sivan 5783