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Chevra Kadisha

/ Hebrew (xɛvˈrɑ kɑdɪˈʃɑ, Yiddish ˈxɛvrə kɑˈdɪʃə) /

noun

a Jewish burial society, usually composed of unpaid volunteers who provide funerals for members of their congregation

Word Origin for Chevra Kadisha

literally: Holy Company
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