Cremation Exploding in Jewish Communities

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Wooden Urn
16 Aug 2012

We’re looking at numbers as high as 50%. Stephen Savitsky speaks with Rabbi Elchonon Zohn, President of the National Association of Chevra Kadisha.

Unfortunately, cremation seems to be The Newest Trend in Jewish Life. Savitsky speaks again on the troubling subject

To hear more from Rabbi Zohn, stay tuned for the fall issue of Jewish Action. visit his website or call him at 718-847-6280 or 888-CHEVRA-1 (243-8721). 

Savitsky Talks is a weekly 20 minute audio program with interviews and discussions that probe and explore contemporary Jewish life. Steve Savitsky’s unusually direct and objective approach make this program a refreshing take on the Jewish community’s often challenging role in the world.

The words of this author reflect his/her own opinions and do not necessarily represent the official position of the Orthodox Union.