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What Is a Ḥevrah Kaddisha? Originally Published January 20-21, 2023.

A ḥevrah kaddisha (חֶבְרָה קַדִּישָׁא, literally “holy society”) is a group of individuals who collectively tend to the bodies of our deceased, preparing them for burial and tending them until funeral and burial rituals take place.  They cleanse the body and dress it in a shroud, all a part of the ritual of tohorah (טׇהֳרָה) […]

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