Kavod Ha-Met vs. COVID-19

Jewish burial, shiva, and bereavement in the era of social distancing

Please join the Community Alliance for Jewish Cemeteries (CAJAC) for an informative and interactive webinar on the challenges of addressing Jewish end-of-life issues during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Topics covered to include: 

  • Chevra Kadisha practices, including tahara 
  • Social distance burials and shiva via Zoom 
  • Burial in Israel amidst COVID-19 

Scheduled speakers: 

  • Rabbi Andrew Markowitz – Congregation Shomrei Torah, Fair Lawn, NJ 
  • Rabbi Joseph Potasnik – Executive Vice-President, New York Board of Rabbis 
  • Stephanie Garry – Chief Administrative Officer, Plaza Jewish Community Chapel 
  • Alexandra Roth-Kahn – Managing Director, Caring Commission – UJA-Federation of New York 

Thursday May 7, 2020 – 12 p.m. EST 

Registration is required at this link: