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Planning the Next Chevrah Kadisha and Jewish Cemetery Conference

Get Involved!

We are already planning for next year’s conference.  If you want to become involved, participate in the Program Planning Committee, or help with logistics, please join the team!  Let us know of your interest and skills by emailing info@Jewish-Funerals.org.


Tentative Time and Place for Next Year

The tentative venue for 2020 is Pittsburgh, PA.  The dates will most likely be in early June.  No final decisions have been made in this regard, but we are working toward these goals. We are working with the Tree of Life synagogue and other organizations in the area to find the perfect venue.


Future Venue Ideas

Some ideas for the locations of future conferences are listed here; we encourage you to help us add to this list!

  • New Orleans, LA
  • Portland, OR
  • Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • New York City, NY


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