Our tradition offers several powerful end of life rituals that help to heal a broken heart. Our Clergy will instruct you on the rituals of this time and can also perform the funeral ceremony, and help you understand and implement other meaningful Jewish mourning practices.

When a death occurs in your family, you should contact us at 216-831-3233.  Our local Jewish funeral home is Berkowitz-Kumin-Bookatz.  They can be reached by phone at 216-932-7900, or through their website by clicking here.

The Temple Cemetery is Mayfield Cemetary located at and is available for Temple members.  You may contact Cemetary Director, Pat Corrigan by phone at 216-321-1733.  Additional information is located on this website by clicking here, or on the Mayfield Cemetery site by clicking here.

Link to Sacred Pilgrimage: A Guide to Jewish Practices on Death and Mourning
© 1996, 2013, Rabbi Richard A. Block

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