Sacred Book Burial
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Sacred Book Burial

June 3, 2018 , 10:30 am

title: Sacred Book Burial
description: The Jewish Cemetery and Burial Assn. (JCBA) together with Ralph Schugar Chapel will be holding a book burial of sacred texts – shames – at the Chesed Shel Emeth cemetery. The community is invited to participate and attend.
Prayer books such as siddurim, chumashim and High Holiday machzorim in which the Hebrew name of God has been printed and that have become frayed, worn out or are in disrepair will be buried in a special grave.
Congregations and individuals can participate by collecting by collecting these items. They can be dropped off at Ralph Schugar Chapel 5509 Centre Ave Pittsburgh PA 15232 or we can pick them up from your location. Please contact Judy at 412-812-2892 to arrange a convenient time.

The Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery is located at 498 Oakwood St. in Shaler Township. Directions can be found on our website
For further information please, contact us at, or by phone at 412-553-6469
start-date: 2018-06-03
start time: 10:30 AM
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recurring event: No
event address: 498 Oakwood St Pittsburgh PA 15209
event organizer: Jonathan Schachter
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event cost: FREE


June 3, 2018
10:30 am
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