Chevra Kadisha

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Chevra Kadisha

(xɛvˈrɑ kɑdɪˈʃɑ; Yiddish ˈxɛvrə kɑˈdɪʃə)
n
(Judaism) a Jewish burial society, usually composed of unpaid volunteers who provide funerals for members of their congregation
[literally: Holy Company]