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Sisterhood Rosh Hodesh Program: The Mitzvah of Taharah

Sisterhood Rosh Hodesh Program: The Mitzvah of Taharah

Date: Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Time: 7:30 pm

Location: B'nai Israel Congregation

Address: 6301 Montrose Road, Rockville, MD 20852

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  • Type: Education, Presentation, Ritual, Social Event, Speaker
  • Audience: All
  • Membership: Not Required
  • Registration: Required
  • Topic: Arts & Culture, Friendship, Jewish Heritage, Jewish Law

Taharah, the ritual bathing and dressing of the dead in preparation for final rest, is a mitzvah of pure compassion. The recipient cannot offer thanks or appreciation.

Carren Oler has been performing this intimate mitzvah for over 20 years and will facilitate this discussion. She will bring ritual supplies and relevant books and pamphlets.

Light refreshments will be served.

Please RSVP by February 25 to Juliann Goldman.

Organized by: Juliann Goldman

Have questions?

Contact the organizer

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B’nai Israel is proud to be accessible to all.

Large print siddurim, assistive listening devices and page magnifiers are readily available. Our entire building and grounds are wheelchair accessible. We can provide sign language interpreters upon request and subject to availability.