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Sacred Spaces: Jewish Cemeteries, Past, Present and Future

How We Think About Cemeteries with. Lynn Greenhough and Kim Wheatley

Nov 15 2017, 7:30PM to 9:30PM in the Michael & Mary Ellen Herman Banquet Hall.
NOTE: This event has already occurred.

With guest speakers from around the world, this important and exciting community-wide series brings new perspectives on cemeteries and burial practices. We will explore Jewish cemeteries in small Canadian towns, the state of abandoned European cemeteries, halakhah and eco-friendly burial practices, the relationship between Jewish and Indigenous burial rites, the future of Jewish burial in Toronto, and more.

This week features Lynn Greenhough, author of We Do the Best We Can: Jewish Burial Societies in Small Communities in North America and Kim Wheatley, Anishinaabe Cultural Consultant.





Event Details
For Information:
Synagogue Office
Phone:
416-781-3511
Cost:
No charge
Sponsor:
Generously sponsored by Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel
Categories
  • Seniors
  • Adults
  • Young Professionals

Upcoming Events in this series

Nov 21 2017, 7:30PM to 9:30PM
Michael & Mary Ellen Herman Banquet Hall
Nov 29 2017, 7:30PM to 9:30PM
Michael & Mary Ellen Herman Banquet Hall
Dec 06 2017, 7:30PM to 9:30PM
Michael & Mary Ellen Herman Banquet Hall