Members who have experienced a death, please click here to connect with the rabbi and Chevra Kadisha chairs by e-mail or call (510) 992-3892 for the rabbi’s emergency phone line.
Congregation Netivot Shalom is a caring community, committed to providing both physical care and spiritual/emotional support for families experiencing loss. Please contact the synagogue office or Rabbi Levy for support you need or any questions you have. We are here for you. Rabbi Levy’s email is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our Chevra Kaddisha is a place to turn for help planning both the traditional ritual burial and the journey of comfort for the surviving family. The members see to it that, when death occurs, preparation for burial and comfort for mourners are handled with love and respect. To reach our Chevra Kaddisha, please email email@example.com.
If you’d like to honor the memory of your loved one on our Memorial Wall, you can find information on that here.
Some Helpful Links:
- Kavod v’Nichum for information about Jewish funerals, burial, and mourning practices
- Project Nechama for resources about pregnancy loss, stillbirth, and the death of a child
- Death and Mourning from MyJewishLearning.com.
- Death and Mourning from Ritualwell.org.
- Resource Guide: LifeCycles: Death from the Jewish Community Federation
Funeral Homes and CemetEries
Gan Shalom Cemetery
Funeral home and cemetery
1100 Bear Creek Road
Briones, CA 94553
Gan Yarok at Fernwood
Funeral home and cemetery; America’s first Jewish green cemetery
301 Tennessee Valley Road
Mill Valley, CA 94941
Sinai Memorial Chapel
A nonprofit Jewish funeral home with three locations:
- 1501 Divisadero Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
- 3415 Mt. Diablo Blvd.
Lafayette, CA 94549
- 777 Woodside Road, Suite C
Redwood City, 94061
Tel Shalom, Rolling Hills Memorial Park
4100 Hilltop Dr.
El Sobrante, CA 94803