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The Beth El clergy and staff are here to support you as you face the loss of a loved one. We are so fortunate to be part of a rich tradition of rituals and comfort surrounding death. Our clergy will guide you through the immediate days and beyond. Please know your Beth El community is here for you in this time of need.
If unable to reach a clergy member, please contact the Beth El office at 301-652-2606 during office hours. One of the office staff will get in touch with a clergy member. Response times may be delayed over Shabbat or a Jewish holiday.
The clergy will guide you through the next steps:
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From the Time of Death to the Funeral
Function of the Chevra Kadisha
The Day of the Burial
The Periods of Mourning