Dignity Beyond Death
This course will cover the history of the Chevra Kadisha (the Holy Society), the holy task of tahara (the ritual which purifies the body), and the meaning of tahor (purity). The instructor will share her experience of the past 30 years with the Chevra Kadisha and students will study the prayers said during and after the tahara, the history of the ritual, and discuss some unusual situations as well as what happens to the soul of the met. The course will also include a demonstration of the tahara.
Instructor: Sheryl Sorokin
Materials: All reading will be provided by the instructor.
Dates: Tuesdays, Jan. 8 to Feb. 5
Time: 7-9 p.m.