Kavod v'Nichum and Gamliel Institute provide resources, education, and training along the Jewish end-of-life continuum: from visiting the sick and pre-planning, to care for the body after death, to providing comfort to the mourners.
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Historical Timeline of Chevrah Kadisha Evolution

This historical timeline is a PDF file displayed as a page-flippable online booklet.   View it full-screen by clicking on the “crossing arrows” icon in the navigation bar above the timeline, or you can download it for viewing or printing by clicking on the three dots at the right.