Tachrichim: Burial Garments

Tachrichim: Burial Garments

There is a Jewish tradition of burying the deceased in simple white linen garments called tachrichim. They are made from 100% white linen with no zippers, fasteners, buttons, or metal.   In modern tradition, the tachrichim consist of a shirt, jacket, pants, head...
Taharah Demonstration

Taharah Demonstration

Taharah Demonstration Videowith Extensive Q&A Sections Featuring Rick Light and members ofthe Atlanta Chevra Kadisha Filmed at the 8th Annual Kavod v’Nichum North American Chevra Kadisha andJewish Cemetery ConferenceJune 6th, 2010, in Atlanta, Georgia  ...
Virtual Shmirah Library

Virtual Shmirah Library

The Virtual Shmirah Library contains digital files that shomrim can use as they perform shmirah, as well as a variety of additional materials to help deepen our understanding of end-of-life topics, both Jewish and general. Click here to learn about the ritual of...