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Sunday, June 26 • 9:30am - 10:40am
Taharah and Shmirah: What Happens to You Between Death and Burial?

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In this session I will teach about the Jewish traditions of taharah and shmirah, describing what happens to a person in the time between death and burial. We will explore both the spiritual and physical aspects of this liminal time, which we will all go through at some point. I will be sure to allow plenty of time for questions from the participants.

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Susan Esther Barnes

Susan Barnes is a founding member of her synagogue's Chevra Kadisha, the group of volunteers who visit the sick, comfort mourners and prepare people who have died for burial by performing taharah (ritual washing and placing the body in a coffin) and shmirah (guarding the dead person... Read More →

Sunday June 26, 2016 9:30am - 10:40am PDT
SC2081 Knight's Valley

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