Jewish Sacred Society

Chevra Kadisha of Chicago


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Welcome to

the virtual home of the

Jewish Sacred Society of Chicago


The functions of this volunteer organization are:

         Perform a Tahara (ritual washing and dressing) to any Jew who complies with a halachically correct funeral.

         Available 24 hours a day to guide a family in obtaining the proper funeral, including preventing autopsies.

         Assist families with special needs who are unable to obtain a proper funeral without delay.

         Provide services for the house of mourning.