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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The Story of a City Owned Cemetery – Vancouver, BC

 Saving Mountain View Cemetery

People’s Memorial Association

People’s Memorial Funeral Cooperative

The right to make simple, dignified and economical final arrangements with no sales pressure whatsoever

simple dignified, affordable final arrangements to residents of the Seattle area

What is a Funeral Cooperative?

Fédération des coopératives funéraires du Québec is a an association of 26 funeral cooperatives in Quebec.

Throwing Your Own Wake

The Life Of The Party – Dying Stockbroker Alan Marks Is Guest Of Honor At His Wake

Condolences

Advice from Ann Landers

The Coffin-Making Project of Catholic AIDS Actions

Paper mache coffins

Cutting Death Costs: The Church’s Role

“…by our silence and even support of the high priced funeral industry we have become part of the problem. It is time for a change and the church must take the lead.

Same Burial, Without the Markup

2003 – Plaza Jewish Community Chapel