Funeral Directing Exam 2

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  1. A teacher or ordained leader in the Jewish Faith.
    Rabbi
  2. The Jewish Sabbath which begins at sundown Friday and ends at sundown on Saturday. The Jewish day of worship, held on Saturday.
    Sabbath/Shabbat
  3. The Sacred Society
    Chevra Kadish/Chevrah Kadisha
  4. The watcher (sitter) who remains with the body until burial.
    Shomer  (alt. Shomrim)
  5. Ceremonial washing
    The Taharah
  6. What is the Tahara?
    Ceremonial washing
  7. Who is the Shomer?
    The watcher (sitter) who remains with the body until burial.
  8. What is the Shomer's function?
    From the time of death, until the time of the funeral, the Shomer (alt. Shomrim (watchman—may be male or female) may remain in the room with the body.

    Psalms and traditional prayers for the departed are recited by the Shomer (alt. Shomrim)  in the presence of the deceased.
  9. What is "The Watch"?
    Shmira
  10. In the Jewish faith, the ceremony of washing the deceased before the burial; serves as a ritual purification or cleansing of the body and should be performed by the Chevra Kaddisha.
    Taharah
  11. Hebrew meaning “container.”  A coffin or casket
    made entirely of wood and containing no metal parts.
    Aron
  12. A hand-sewn white linen shroud in which the deceased members of the Jewish faith are dressed.
    Tachrichim
  13. A candelabrum with a central stem bearing seven candles.  The oldest symbol in Judaism.
    Menorah
  14. A hexagram formed by the combination of two triangles, symbolizing a new hope for the Jewish people.
    Mogen David/Star of David
  15. Orthodox Jewish religious building.
    Synagogue
  16. An eulogy.  A true evaluation of an individuals life sanctioned by Jewish tradition, as part of the funeral service.
    Hespped/Hesped
  17. What is the name for a "Jewish Casket"?
    Aron
  18. ls embalming accepted by the Orthodox?
    No
  19. What happens if embalming is required?
    the blood is placed in containers and placed with the body.
  20. When is it prohibited to remove an Orthodox Jew from the place of death?
    the Sabbath (unless death occurs in a public place or interferes with public health).
  21. lf death is violent, what must be transferred with the remains?
    all blood stained clothing and cleaning materials

  22. NOTIFICATION OF THE RABBI
    Orthodox
    How is the body positioned?
    Yes, prior to removal
  23. NOTIFICATION OF THE RABBI
    Conservative and Reformed
    After Removal
  24. A religious singer who assist the clergy; assists the Rabbi in the Jewish faith; assist the Priest in the Eastern Orthodox faith.
    Cantor
  25. A prayer shawl worn by men during the Morning Prayer service in the Jewish faith.
    Tallith
  26. in the Jewish faith, prayers said before the funeral by a group of friends and the shomer. These prayers come from the book of Psalms.
    Tehillim
  27. in the Jewish faith, a memorial service; literally "God full of compassion;" usually the last prayer of the funeral service; sometimes referred to as the Malei.
    El Malei Rachamin
  28. in the Jewish faith, a eulogy or true evaluation of the deceased's life that is a part of the funeral service.
    Hesped
  29. in the Jewish faith, a prayer recited for the deceased by the direct mourners (parents, siblings, spouse, and children) for the first time at the conclusion of interment service. It is subsequently recited by children for parents at every service for eleven months. All other categories of mourners have the obligation to say the Kaddish for 30 days.
    Kaddish
  30. in the Jewish faith, the grave
    Kever
  31. in the Jewish faith, the burial.
    Kevurah
  32. Hebrew word meaning rending or tearing; a symbol of grief; a tear in the upper corner of the garment or a tear on a symbolic ribbon which is worn by the survivors.
    Kriah
  33. in the Jewish faith, the funeral procession.
    Levaya
  34. in the Jewish faith, a seven-day mourning period.
    Shivah
  35. meaning 30 in the Jewish faith; the 30-day mourning period.
    Sholoshim
  36. in the Jewish faith, the anniversary of the death.
    Yahrzeit
  37. in the Jewish faith, the skullcap worn by the men at temple services and funeral services.
    Yarmulke: (Kippah)
  38. in the Jewish faith, a memorial service recited four times a year.
    Yizkor
  39. The “Lying Down” ceremony.
    Hashkava
  40. Order if the Hashkava
    i. Prayers are recited

    ii. Deceased is addressed by their Hebrew name as ask to forgive those who are in attendance for any wrongs.

    iii. Limbs straightened, eyes closed and mouth is tied closed by the use of a handkerchief or piece of cloth.

    iv. Pillow or block is placed under the head.

    v. Candles lit and placed at the head of the deceased.

    vi. Mirrors are turned to the wall or covered.
  41. Who makes up the Chevra Kadish?
    In the Orthodox Jewish religion, the group of men or women who perform the ceremonial “washing” of the dead. Hebrew meaning “Holy Society” (Some have “Burial Society). Holy Brotherhood of men or women from a synagogue who care for the dead. (Often referred to as “washers” by laymen.
  42. What is a Tallis?
    a prayer shawl
  43. What is the best term for the Orthodox burial preparation?
    Simplicity
  44. What is the name for the burial garments?
    Tachrichim
  45. What may be placed in the casket?
    A bag of earth from Israel
  46. ls the casket closed or open?
    closed
  47. the only religious emblem allowed by the Orthodox.
    The Star of David
  48. Are flowers "usually" present for an Orthodox service?
    NO
  49. meaning 30 in the Jewish faith; the 30-day mourning period.
    Sholoshim
  50. in the Jewish faith, a seven-day mourning period
    Shivah
  51. in the Jewish faith, the anniversary of the death.
    Yahrzeit
  52. Where are the services "usually held"?
    Traditionally held in the home, -- Utilization of Funeral Home, or graveside (common).
  53. What are the two Jewish symbols permitted?
    • Menorah
    • Mogen David
  54. How is the grave "filled in"?
    Rabbi and members of the family
  55. ls Cremation permitted?
    Orthodox
    no
  56. What occurs if the levaya stops at the synagogue?
    The Rabbi is escorted to the door of the Synagogue to recite prayers and the Hearse’s door is open allowing the deceased one last contact with the Synagogue.
  57. What would be "absent" at the Orthodox Jewish gravesite?
    Artificial grass, mechanical lowering device and even a tent
  58. What is the Kriah ribbon for?
    Hebrew meaning rending or tearing; a symbol of grief, a tear in the upper corner of the garment or on a symbolic ribbon
  59. What prayer would be prayed at the graveside?
    Kaddish
  60. A prayer recited for the deceased by the direct mourners (parents, siblings, spouse, children) for the first time at the conclusion of the interment service. It is recited by children for their parents at every service for eleven months.
    Kaddish
  61. ls embalming permitted?
    Conservative and Reformed
    yes
  62. What clothing is required?
    Conservative and Reformed
    prerogative of the family
  63. ls there a limit on casket choice?
    Conservative and Reformed
    No restrictions on Casket choice
  64. ls viewing permitted?
    Conservative and Reformed
    Yes
  65. Are flowers permitted?
    Conservative and Reformed
    Yes
  66. ls there a funeral on the Sabbath?
    Conservative and Reformed
    No
  67. ls the casket open during the service?
    Conservative and Reformed
    Yes
  68. in the Islam faith, the name of God
    Allah
  69. the ritualistic bathing of the deceased in the Islamic faith
    Ghusl/Al-Ghusul
  70. In the Islam faith, the leader of the local congregation
    Imam
  71. the religion of Muslims (Moslems) that began at the time of Mohammed; Muslims believe that Islam stands for purity, peace, submission to God’s (Allah’s) will, and obedience to his laws
    Islam
  72. in the Islam faith the funeral or funeral prayer
    Janazah/Jinazah
  73. The garment or cloth used for wrapping the deceased for burial.
    Kafan
  74. the holy book of the Islam faith as revealed to Mohammed by the angel Gabriel
    Koran (Quran)
  75. a prophet of the Islamic religion born 571 C.E.; considered by Muslims to be God’s messenger but is not worshipped or considered to be divine.
    Mohammed (Muhammad)
  76. in the Islamic faith, the local religious facility; contains no icons, statutes, symbols, pews, chairs or musical instruments
    Mosque (Masjid)
  77. the name given to a member of the Islamic faith
    Muslim (Moslem)
  78. Islamic customs at the time of death (4)
    • 1. Eyes should be closed
    • 2. Deceased covered with a sheet
    • 3. Family recites prayers
    • 4. Courteous call made be made to lmam
  79. lslamic Funeral Customs Removal of Remains
    • No restrictions
    • No embalming or autopsy unless civil law requires
  80. lslamic Funeral Customs
    Body Preparation
    Al-Ghusul
    • Wash at least 3 times
    • 1. Men wash men
    • 2. Women wash women
    • 3. Parents wash children
    • 4. Family may participate - Spouses
  81. lslamic Funeral Customs
    Kafan
    • Cloth Dressing
    • 1. 3 pieces for men
    • 2. 5 pieces for women
    • 3. Viewing should be done before the Kafan is wrapped
  82. lslamic Funeral Customs
    Casket
    • 1. Optional ifallowed by law
    • 2. Simple Aron
    • 3. lf casket is used the head should be turned to right
    • 4. Closed casket - Body placed in casket with Kafan wrapped
  83. lslamic Funeral Customs
    Funeral Service
    • 1. Al-Janazah -- Service or Prayer
    • 2. Carried to graveside on bier
  84. lslamic Funeral Customs
    Burial
    • 1. Muslim Cemetery
    • 2. Facing Mecca / Qiblah
    • 3. Cremation is forbidden

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