After the tragic shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue building in Pittsburgh, the community's Chevrot Kadisha began their sacred tasks.
They took care of the complicated arrangements in the hours and days following the tragedy. In those moments, they performed the most special, most sacred, most holy of acts. They cared for the deceased and brought some level of comfort to their families, knowing that dedicated volunteers were lovingly caring for them.
The New Community Chevra Kadisha in Pittsburgh — and those who came to offer support — exhibited the very best in the Jewish People. They honored those who had died, and grieved for those who were mourning. They followed Jewish tradition and built a bridge from this world to the next.
That's why now, more than ever, your gift to Kavod v'Nichum is so important. Your donation will ensure that Kavod v’Nichum has the resources to educate communities, plus provide assistance and training to new and existing Chevrot Kadisha across North America.
Your donation ensures that the next generation of Chevrah Kadisha members have the training and knowledge to perform this sacred Mitzvah; Chesed Shel Emet, the truest kindness, a gift that can never be repaid.
Because of you, more people will honor the deceased and comfort the bereaved.
Because of you, those from small and large communities will embrace the opportunity to bring this sacred mitzvah back into their lives and spirit.
Because of you, those from small and large communities will provide comfort, find inspiration and experience spiritual renewal.
When you donate, you demonstrate your support for the Chevrah Kadisha. You participate in enhancing Jewish life. You provide the foundation for those who escort the deceased up to the bridge that leads into the world to come.
Your kind giving makes this possible. You become an important part of what makes the Jewish People an Am Kadosh, a holy nation.
There is no cause more noble to support.
Please open your heart and support Kavod v’Nichum. The future of these precious mitzvot is at stake, and we don’t have a moment to lose.