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Virtual Shmirah Library

The Virtual Shmirah Library contains digital files that shomrim can use as they perform shmirah, as well as a variety of additional materials to help deepen our understanding of end-of-life topics, both Jewish and general. To offer feedback or submit materials for consideration, please contact gailtosto@gmail.com.

Textual origins for Shmirah.

IKAR Guidelines for Shemirah, information intended to help shomrim understand what to do.

Gail Tosto’s article about What Shmirah Means to Shomrim helps new-comers understand what this work feels like.

Shomrim Handbook Outline by Susan Barnes gives local leaders guidance how to create a handbook for local volunteers.

Prayers, Poems, and Reflections

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