Day: May 6, 2020

Board of Rabbis of Greater Philadelphia: Updated Guidelines for Funerals during the COVID-19 Public Health Crisis

Dear Chevra,

We hope that this update finds you well – healthy, and taking care of yourselves, your families, and your communities and institutions. These challenging times have certainly reminded us how critical our work is as rabbis.

Since we initially distributed funeral guidelines in late March, medical experts and public-health officials have learned much, and societal norms in combating COVID-19 have evolved.

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