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Rabbi Elchonon Zohn

He Wouldn’t Be Caught Dead in a Shroud

January 8, 2009, by

It was late one Saturday night, a few hours after the end of Shabbos, when I arrived at the funeral home to perform a Tahara-to wash and dress the body of an old Jewish man for burial. I am a member of the Chevra Kadisha, the group responsible to care for Jewish people and properly

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