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Jewish Death Practices:
Overview / Summary
Origins and History
Visiting the Sick or Dying 

Phases of Death Observance
    Approaching the Time of Death
    Between Death and Burial
    Burial and Cremation 
    Mourning Practices

Spiritual Aspects
Funeral Homes
Funeral Contracts


Chevra Kadisha:
Articles about Chevra Kadisha

Tahara Manuals and Procedures
Tahara Training
Tahara Stories
Tahara Supplies Lists
Funeral Home Supplies


Organ Donation


Infection Control


Next Conference
Previous Conferences


Learning & Resources:
Gamliel Institute

KNIT Resource Center
    Contacts for Answers
    Catalog of Articles
    Additional Links

FAQ About Death and Dying
Modern Dilemmas
Guided Learning
Jewish Sources and  Responsa
Synagogue Brochures
Community Education

Bayside Cemetery

Bayside Cemetery in Ozone Park, Queens, New York

CAJAC's Bayside Cemetery Clean up Update

Sep 14, 2009

The Community Association for Jewish At-Risk Cemeteries's Photos

Offering TLC for Jewish Cemeteries

July 22, 2009 Jewish Daily Forward
Has Bayside Buried Its Troubled Past?

Bayside Cleanup Efforts

July 15, 2009 New York Jewish Week

Bayside Cemetery - Potential Public Health & Safety Issue

Jan 20, 2009 Lost in the Ozone blogspot

Suit against Congregation Shaare Zedek over Bayside Cemetery back on

Aug 21, 2008 NY Daily

Weeds Among the Graves, and Dismay Among the Survivors

Aug 15, 2008 New York Times

Bayside Cemetery is a disgrace, suit says

Oct 4, 2007 NY Daily

Mormons coming to rescue of rundown Bayside Cemetery

May 16, 2003

New York Jewish Week

The cemetery nobody wants

Oct 18, 2002 New York Jewish Week

A Cemetery In Queens Hit By Vandals

June 9, 1997 New York Times
Jewish Funeral Practices Committee of Greater Washington