Category: Hygiene (Page 3 of 5)

Directions for Essential Ordinances, Blessings, and Other Church Functions

[Corona Guidance editor’s note: This document was originally published on April 16, 2020, then updated on June 11 to include the technology section.]

In exceptional times, ordinances can usually be accomplished while exercising necessary precautions. For example, when communicable disease is a concern, those who perform ordinances should thoroughly wash their hands and may also use gloves and face masks.… Read the rest

Rocky Mountain Rabbinical Council: Funeral Guidelines for the COVID-19 Crisis

25 March 2020 (Subject to Change)

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and following the guidance of public health officials and government orders, the Rocky Mountain Rabbinical Council has established the following guidelines for Jewish funerals in Colorado. 

As rabbis, we believe that Jewish rituals and customs offer mourners valuable tools for confronting loss and grief and we encourage our members to counsel those they serve using these practices, as best as they can be carried out under the circumstances.Read the rest

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