Funeral Guide

“Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I shall fear no evil for Thou art with me” (Psalm 23)

Contact Rabbi Harris first: 301-652-2606 x305. If he does not pick up, contact the synagogue office: 301-652-2606.

After office hours, call the following numbers in this sequence until you have reached one of these synagogue officers who can provide the information you need immediately:

  • Rabbi Harris: (301) 928-7288
  • Rabbi Werbin: (540) 598-6035
  • Hazzan Fradkin: (240) 543-0218

What to Do Next


  • Kolatch, Alfred J. The Jewish Mourners Book of Why. 1993, Jonathan David Publishers
  • Lamm, Maurice The Jewish Way in Death and Dying. 2000, Jonathan David Publishers
  • Riemer, Jack Jewish Reflections on Death. 1974, Shocken Books
  • Riemer, Jack So That Your Values Live On—Ethical Wills and How to Prepare Them. 1991, Jewish Lights Publishing
  • Wolfson, Ron A Time to Mourn, A Time to Comfort. 1993, Jewish Lights Publishing
  • Wolpe, David Making Loss Matter – Creating Meaning in Difficult Times. 1999, Penguin