The Hebra provides dignified burials for indigent members of our community and contributes toward the maintenance of Shearith Israel’s cemeteries. Members of the Hebra perform taharah, and provide support for mourners during shibah, including the Mourner’s Meal.
Founded in 1802, Hebra Hased Va-Amet is the oldest active Jewish philanthropic organization in New York City.
To sponsor a meal for a mourner, click here.
To make a general donation to the Hebra which may be made in memory or in honor of someone, click here. The family will be notified of your donation.
To learn more or get involved in the activities of the Hebra Hased Va-Amet, please contact Rose Guedalia Edinger.
Officers of the Hebra:
President: Rose Guedalia Edinger
Vice President: Avery Neumark
Treasurer: Marc Wiznia
Secretary: Joshua de Sola Mendes
Board of Managers:
Rev. Zachariah Edinger
Rev. Solomon vaz Dias