Judaism teaches us that our bodies belong, as do all parts of nature, to God. They are on loan to us and we are responsible for caring for them.
There will be much variation in timing, style, worship content, attire, and even participation level, based on when and where you attend.
Jewish tradition teaches that human beings are created in the image of God (Genesis 1:26). This is the underpinning of all of the rituals and customs that make up a Jewish funeral.
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This directory contains the name, location and phone number of congregations associated with the Union for Reform Judaism, and a link to the congregation’s Web site.
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