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Jewish Burial in the Age of COVID-19 #5

July 14,2020

Dignity for the dead for members of the Jewish community is something Chesed Shel Emes, a grassroots network of volunteers, has worked toward since the 1980s. No matter the obstacle, they never say “no” to any Jewish person in need of burial. “If you’re a member of AAA, they will

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Three Fatalities After Passenger Van Hits Tree in New Hempstead

June 15,2020

NEW YORK - Two men from New Square, a father-in-law with his son-in-law, and one twenty year old girl were killed after a 15 passenger van driving on New Hempstead Rd in Rockland County hit a tree, on Monday afternoon. Ambulances and EMTs from Hatzoloh and Spring Hill EMS arrived

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Burying Jew… After Jew… After Jew: Providing a Final Kindness During the Coronavirus Pandemic

June 14,2020

As Jews around the world sat down to their Purim seudah, Rabbi Shlomie Feldman’s mind wandered. He had started to hear talk of a serious virus coming out of China. Rabbi Feldman, the human resources director for Chesed Shel Emes (CSE) – a volunteer burial organization – immediately began thinking

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Chesed Born of Corona

April 22,2020

Since inception, the organization has buried about two thousand meisei mitzvah — those who leave no family or money to ensure a Jewish burial The Ultimate Kindness It’s only when you hear Rabbi Mayer Berger talk of the more than 600 taharos that Chesed Shel Emes, a large Brooklyn Chevra

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Chesed Shel Emes: Coronavirus is ‘hitting every block, every street, every family’

April 14,2020

Arutz Sheva speaks with coordinator of Jewish organization which helps families dealing with loss. 'No limit to the craziness, the tragedy.'     Arutz Sheva spoke with Benjy Spiro of Chesed Shel Emes, USA, which helps families devastated by loss, as well as those with no family or no financial

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