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BHA Tachrichim

10/05/2021 02:31:37 PM

Oct5

Marisa Genna

BHA Member, Marisa Genna is coordinating a group of BHA members 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, why it's important, and she invites BHA Members who are creatives or sewers to join her on November 7th for a session making Tachrichim for the BHA Chevra Kadisha.

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

Mon, October 18 2021 12 Cheshvan 5782