Jewish Community Council of
Northern New Mexico
The process for preparing the deceased for burial is called Taharah, or purification. If you need a Taharah, please contact the Chevra Kadisha of Northern New Mexico central hotline 575-418-3618, or the organization in the list to the right that is appropriate for your family.
The Chevra Kadisha of Northern New Mexico strives to support our community in all aspects of Jewish burial and mourning, including:
In case of emergency, call the central contact number 575-418-3618.
"Death is the test of the meaning of life. If death is devoid of meaning, then life is absurd..."
- Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel
Our Chevra Kadisha depends solely on volunteers, and are always ready to welcome those who would like to participate. We would be happy to talk with you about:
If you would like more information, please send email to email@example.com
Los Alamos Jewish Center: www.lajc.org
David Izraelevitz (505) 661-8878
Congregation Beit Tikva: www.beittikva.info
Founding Rabbi Leonard A. Helman
Rabbi Martin Levy (505) 820-2991
Temple Beth Shalom: www.sftbs.org
Rabbi Neil Amswych (505) 982-1376
Chabad Jewish Center of Santa Fe:
Rabbi Berel Levertov (505) 983-2000
Ha Makom: www.hamakomtheplace.org
Rabbi Jack Shlachter (505) 500-2668
Kol BeRamah, Torah Learning Center of Santa Fe: www.kolberamah.org
Rabbi Ron Wittenstein (505) 670-6840
Unaffiliated and Newcomers:
CKNNM central contact (575) 418-3618
Please read our brochure for more information.