Last Updated: 19/01/2022, 6:00 am
To report a death, please call 03 9534 0208 ( 24 / 7 )
Update - 13 January 2022
** The MCK App for Apple and Android has been updated - please uninstall the current version and reinstall the new improved app. **
MCK Office: The MCK office in St Kilda is OPEN. Sheimos may be brought to the MCK office.
Office hours are Monday - Thursday from 9am to 5pm & Friday 9am to 2pm (closed on public holidays). It is mandatory for all office visitors to register their attendance by scanning the QR code available.
There is no limit on the number of attendees able to attend burials and funeral services. Face masks are required to be worn indoors.
It is mandatory for all attendees to register their attendance at a Funeral by scanning the QR code available on posters at the Shtiebel.
It is highly recommended that Victorians continue to wear a mask outdoors where they cannot physically distance.
Outdoor Consecrations may be attended by an unlimited number people.
It is mandatory for all attendees to register their attendance at a Consecration by scanning the QR code available on posters at the centrally located Shtiebel.
It is the responsibility of the organising family to ensure that all attendees register with QR check-in.
Face masks are no longer required outdoors. It is highly recommended Victorians continue to wear a mask outdoors where they cannot physically distance.
(Please use the "Book Consecration" button on the Consecration page to request a Consecration booking. All bookings must be confirmed by MCK following your electronic request.)
Visitors to the home:
There is no limit on the number of people who can visit per day.
Minyan and Shiva Guidelines:
Please refer to your Rabbi for guidance. Currently , there is no limit on the number of people who can visit per day.
Visiting a grave:
Please register your attendance at the cemetery by scanning the QR code available on posters at the centrally located Shtiebel.
Sunday - Friday: 8:00am to 4:45pm. Closed Shabbat and Yom Tov. Open Public Holidays. Please register your attendance at a the cemetery by scanning the QR code available on posters at the centrally located Shtiebel.
When attending a Funeral please be mindful of all the precautions and guidelines issued by Government and Communal bodies regarding public gatherings and social distancing. Obviously, please refrain from kissing, hugging and hand shaking mourners or other attendees.
As a community service MCK will be offering all families free webstreaming of the Shtiebel service, allowing friends to particpate from home, rather than attending a large community gathering.
All Funerals commence in the shtiebel unless otherwise noted
- Click on the name of the deceased for Minyan details (if available).
- If a webcast of the Funeral Service is available a link button will be activated in the Webcast column.
- After a webcast funeral service has ended, the recording can be viewed for 7 days via the "Funeral Listing - past 7 days" link button above.
THE MELBOURNE CHEVRA KADISHA CEMETERY AT SPRINGVALE AND LYNDHURST WILL BE CLOSED ON THE FOLLOWING HOLY DAYS:
Passover Day 2 Sunday 17th April 2022
Passover Day 7 Friday 22nd April 2022
Shavuot Day 1 Sunday 5th June 2022
Shavuot Day 2 Monday 6th June 2022
Rosh Hashana Day 1 Monday 26th September 2022
Rosh Hashana Day 2 Tuesday 27th September 2022
Yom Kippur Wednesday 5th October 2022
Succot Day 1 Monday 10th October 2022
Succot Day 2 Tuesday 11th October 2022
Shemini Atzeret Monday 17th October 2022
Simchat Torah Tuesday 18th October 2022