Inaugural Event Honoring OUR PAST

Inaugural Event
Honoring OUR PAST
Today, Tomorrow, and Forever

Please join us
March 10, 2021 | 6:00-7:00 PM

Nora & Barry Yood                  Rabbi Yehuda Sarna
Founding Supporters              Chief Rabbi, United Arab Emirates
Honorees                                   Keynote Speaker

Alan Friedman                         Rabbi Andrew Schultz
Board President                      Executive Director


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: