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Jewish Death Practices:
Overview / Summary
Origins and History
Visiting the Sick or Dying 
Chaplaincy
Hospice

Phases of Death Observance
    Approaching the Time of Death
    Between Death and Burial
    Shemira
    Tahara
    Burial and Cremation 
    Mourning Practices

Spiritual Aspects
Funeral Homes
Funeral Contracts
Cemeteries
Embalming 

Caskets


Chevra Kadisha:
Articles about Chevra Kadisha

Tahara Manuals and Procedures
Tahara Training
Tahara Stories
Tahara Supplies Lists
Funeral Home Supplies

Suicide

Organ Donation

Disasters

Infection Control

 

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JFPCGW Members Congregations

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Members of the Jewish Funeral Practices Committee of Greater Washington

Congregation  Name

City State  Phone Branch
Congregation 

Adas Israel

 

Washington

DC

202-362-4433

Conservative

 

Adat Reyim

 

Springfield

VA

703-569-7577

Independent

 

Adat Shalom Reconstructionist

Congregation

Bethesda

MD

301-767-3333

Reconstructionist

 

Agudas Achim

 

Alexandria

VA

703-998-6460

Conservative

 

Am Kolel Judaic Resource 

Center

Rockville

MD

301-309-2310

Independent

Congregation

Bet Mishpachah

 

Washington

DC

202-833-1638

Independent

Temple

Beth Ami

 

Rockville

MD

301-340-6818

Reform

 

Beth El Hebrew 

Congregation

Alexandria

VA

703-370-9400

Reform

Congregation

Beth El of Montgomery

County 

Bethesda

MD

301-652-2606

Conservative

Congregation

Beth Emeth

 

Herndon

VA

703-860-4515

Conservative

Temple

Beth Shalom

 

Arnold

MD

410-757-0552

Reform

 

Beth Shalom

Congregation

Columbia

MD

410-531-5115

Conservative

 

Beth Sholom

Congregation & Talmud Torah

Potomac

MD

301-279-7010

Orthodox

 

Bethesda Jewish 

Congregation

Bethesda

MD

301-469-8636

Independent

Congregation

B'nai Israel

 

Rockville

MD

301-881-6550

Conservative

Temple

B'nai Shalom

 

Fairfax Station

VA

703-764-2901

Reform

 

B'nai Shalom of Olney

 

Olney

MD

301-774-0879

Conservative

 

Columbia Jewish 

Congregation

Columbia

MD

410-730-6044

Reconstructionist

Temple

Emanuel

 

Kensington

MD

301-942-2000

Reform

 

Etz Hayim

Congregation

Arlington

VA

703-979-4466

Conservative

 

Fabrangen

 

Washington

DC

301-251-6124

Independent

 

Fabrangen Cheder

Community

Takoma Park

MD

202-822-7189

Independent

 

Fort Belvoir Jewish

Congregation

Fort Belvoir

VA

703-806-4196

Independent

Congregation

Har Shalom

 

Potomac

MD

301-299-7089

Conservative

Congregation

Har Tzeon - Agudath Achim

 

Silver Spring

MD

301-649-3800

Conservative

 

Hill Havurah

 

Washington

DC

202-544-2448 Independent

 

Jewish War Veterans

of DC,  Maryland and Virginia 

Washington

area

 

Veterans

Congregation 

Kehila Chadasha

 

Rockville

MD

301-231-9067

Independent

 

Kehilat Shalom

 

Gaithersburg

MD

301-869-7699

Conservative

 

Kemp Mill

Synagogue

Silver Spring 

MD

301-649-3044

Orthodox

 

Kol Shalom

 

N. Bethesda

MD

301-493-8198

Conservative

Congregation

Kol Shalom

 

Annapolis

MD 410-266-6006 Conservative

Temple

Micah

 

Washington

DC

202-342-9175

Reform

Congregation

Mishkan Torah

 

Greenbelt

MD

301-474-4223 

Conserv & Recon

 

Northern Virginia Hebrew 

Congregation

Reston

VA

703-437-7733

Reform

Congregation

Ohr Kodesh

 

Chevy Chase

MD

301-589-3880

Conservative

Congregation

Olam Tikvah

 

Fairfax

VA

703-425-1880

Conservative

Congregation

Or Chadash

 

Germantown

MD

301-963-6426

Reform

Congregation

Oseh Shalom

 

Laurel

MD

301-498-5151

Reconstructionist

Temple

Rodef Shalom

 

Falls Church

VA

703-532-2217

Reform

  Congregation

Sha'are Shalom

 

Leesburg

VA

703-737-6500

Conservative

Congregation

Shaare Tefila

 

Silver Spring

MD

301-593-3410 

Conservative

Congregation

Shaare Tikvah

 

Waldorf

MD

301-885-0226

Conservative

Temple

Shalom

 

Chevy Chase

MD

301-587-2273

Reform

Temple

Sinai

 

Washington

DC

202-363-6394

Reform

Temple

Solel

 

Bowie

MD

301-249-2424

Reform

 

Tifereth Israel

Congregation

Washington

DC

202-882-1605

Conservative

 

Tikvat Israel

 

Rockville

MD

301-762-7338

Conservative

 

Washington Hebrew

Congregation

Washington

DC

202-362-7100

Reform

 

Women's Chevra Kadisha

 

Silver Spring

MD

301-585-2028

Orthodox

 

Woodside Synagogue Ahavas Torah

 

Silver Spring

MD

301-587-8252

Orthodox

 

Young Israel Ezras Israel 

of Potomac

Potomac

MD

301-299-2827

Orthodox

 

 

Conservative

Independent 

Orthodox

Reconstructionist

Reform

Other

 Total

DC

2

3

 

 

3

1

9

MD

13.5

4

5

3.5

6

 

32

VA

5

2

 

 

4

 

11

 Total

20.5

9

5

3.5

13

1

52