6:00 PM Shabbat Dinner catered by Ali Baba - RSVP REQUIRED: https://bethevergreen.org/rebsimcha
Discussion – New prospects for a Jewish cemetery in Evergreen
7:30 PM Shabbat Services, followed by teaching:
From Machpelah to Joseph's Bones; From Medieval Hevra Kaddisha to Evergreen Colorado - Jewish Traditions of Sacred Burial
In this session, we shall explore the importance of Jewish sacred burial, and the connections between burial of our Biblical ancestors at Machpelah, burial of Joseph’s Bones in the land of Canaan, medieval traditions of Hevra Kaddisha, and the forthcoming consecration of our own community cemetery.