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The Cost of a Dignified Burial Melissa Gerr & Marc Shapiro Baltimore Jewish Times June 5, 2015
Will purchase of funeral homes affect funeral costs? Suzanne Pollak Washington Jewish Week Jan 22, 2014
Effort to keep funeral prices low suffers setback Suzanne Pollak Washington Jewish Week Dec 31, 2013
Fighting to the death Suzanne Pollak Washington Jewish Week Nov 6, 2013
Van Hollen joins battle against funeral home merger Suzanne Pollak Washington Jewish Week Jul 17, 2013
Funeral deal in doubt Suzanne Pollak Washington Jewish Week Jun 26, 2013

Jewish Monument Company Contracts With Jewish Funeral Practices Committee Of Greater Washington To Provide Significantly Discounted Bronze Markers To Maryland, DC, and Virginia Communities

 

The Cemetery Chronicles

Oct 7, 2010

Body Guards

Richard Greenberg
Washington Jewish Week May 19, 2010

The end-of-life discount Grave marker maker slashes prices by one-third

Richard Greenberg Washington Jewish Week May 12, 2010
The State of Church-state – JCRC lobbies to keep Va.’s sacred-secular divide Richard Greenberg Washington Jewish Week Apr 29, 2010
Trouble on the ground – Allegation of desecrations raises funeral home questions Adam Kredo Washington Jewish Week Apr 8, 2009
Staying grounded – The final choice: Burial vs. cremation Richard Greenberg Washington Jewish Week June 25, 2009
The final passage Richard Greenberg Washington Jewish Week Jan 3, 2008
A grave decision Should Jewish vets opt for a military plot? Aaron Leibel Washington Jewish Week Nov 14, 2007
D.C. shul recalls – AIDS crisis left mark Eric Fingerhut Washington Jewish Week July 5, 2006
Dignity until end – Burial societies’ members perform ‘the last mitzvah’

Events to spotlight chevra kadisha work

Paula Amann Washington Jewish Week Feb 22, 2006
Honor and Comfort – D.C. – based group hopes to prevent cemetery misconduct Eric Fingerhut Washington Jewish Week 2002
Tracing Your Family Roots 195 – Jewish Funeral Practices   Tracing Your Family Roots ~2000

Stein Hebrew, Takoma funeral homes close

Merry Madway Eisenstadt Washington Jewish Week August 3, 2000

Time for dignity

  Washington Jewish Week August 3, 2000

New funeral contract negotiated

Merry Madway Eisenstadt Washington Jewish Week August 3, 2000
History and Background of Washington Area Orthodox Chevra Kadisha Morris Wisotsky and Reverend Ernie Yehuda Friedman May 5, 1999
A Community Reasserts Religious Values In Funeral Ritual Caryle Murphy Washington Post February 15, 1998
Funerals are big business
Merry Madway Eisenstadt Washington Jewish Week February 1-9, 1998
Funerals Without the Frills; Jewish Mortician Offers Discount Alternative Rick Greenberg Washington Post April 4, 1994

Jewish Funeral Practices Committee of Greater Washington

Bob Hausman
November 1989

Response to Funeral Homes


March 31, 1985

Remarks On Jewish Funeral Practice

Harris Weinstein United Synagogue Convention November 16, 1977
Jewish Funeral Practices Committee of Greater Washington records, 1975-1991   The George Washington University, The Gelman Library, Special Collections Research Center 1975-1991