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More and more Jews are choosing cremation rather that burial. Some of the reasons cited include environmentalism, discomfort with decomposition, and finances. Bestselling author, Doron Kornbluth spent over three years studying the subject, speaking with experts, consulting environmentalists, reading industry reports and academic studies, and examining both the realities on the ground and the philosophies behind burial and cremation. This event will take place on Zoom (online) and will have you analyzing the reasons people choose cremation, pointing out many myths and misconceptions along the way, and explains why throughout history Judaism and Jews have insisted on burial.


Doron Kornbluth is an author, internationally renowned speaker, and inspirational licensed Israeli Tour Guide. His articles, newsletter, books, tours of Israel, and international seminars and talks help inspire Jewish identity. Doron is one of the bestselling authors in the Jewish world. His books include Why Be Jewish? Raising Kids to LOVE Being Jewish, Cremation or Burial? A Jewish View, The Jewish Holiday Handbook, and Why Marry Jewish? (all by Mosaica Press). An engaging popular lecturer, Doron speaks in over 50 cities a year to all types of audiences on many subjects. 

August 10th, 2020 6:45 PM through  9:00 PM