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Making Tachrichim

10/05/2021 02:31:37 PM

Oct5

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. 

The traditional clothing for burying the dead are tachrichim, simple white garments or furnishings, including a winding sheet (sovev). Their use dates back to Rabbi...Read more...

A Crack In Everything

09/20/2021 04:16:36 PM

Sep20

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...Read more...

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