(chevra kadisha implements)
Implements used to cleanse and prepare the body for burial, including combs, nail picks, pitchers, and water scoops.
Preparing a body for Jewish burial.
Altshuler, David A., ed. The Precious Legacy: Judaica Treasures from the Czechoslovak State Collections. New York and Washington D.C.: Summit Books and Smithsonian Institution, 1983, pp. 153-62, 253-54.
Berkovic, Sally. Death Duties: The Chevra Kadisha Jewish Burial Society. 2021.
Deitsch, Elka et al. From This World to the Next: Jewish Approaches to Illness, Death and the Afterlife. New York: Jewish Theological Seminary of America, 1999, pp. 35-43.
Kelman, Stuart, and Dan Fendel. Chesed Shel Emet: The Truest Act of Kindness: Exploring the Meaning of Tahara. Berkeley: EKS Publishing, 2013.
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