Cantor Steven Stoehr discusses Chevra Kadisha as part of Congregation Beth Shalom's Mitzvah Initiative.
Study Materials about the mitzvah of Chevra Kadisha
Below are several resources about the origins of Jewish Funerals, Burials and Mourning Practices and Tahara.
Jewish Funerals, Burial and Mourning
Conservative Responsa in Israel - Masorti Responsa - Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies - SIJS
A Question of Taharah - Rabbi Ben Zion Bergman
We Do The Best We Can by Lynn Greenhough
PSJC Taharah Manual
The following link will take you to a page from My Jewish Learning.com --http://www.myjewishlearning.com/life/Life_Events/Death_and_Mourning/Burial_and_Mourning/Tahara.shtml
Chevra Kadisha Bibliographies
Of Possible Interest...
The following film appears to be related to our subject matter. None of us have yet seen the film, but we wanted to give you the information so you can make your own decision about it:
For those of you who may be ready to discuss participating in the Chevra Kadisha, please call Cantor Steve Stoehr at 847-498-4100, ext. 14.
There will be no online survey this month. Thank you for participating in our online Mitzvah Initiative study about Chevra Kadisha. Be sure to come back next month when we will study the mitzvah of Bikur Cholim.