Jewish Sacred Society
Chevra Kadisha of Chicago
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.