To report a death, please call 03 9534 0208 ( 24 / 7 )

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Update - 25th March 2022


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).  


Funerals:  

There is no limit on the number of attendees able to attend burials and funeral services. 

It is recommended that Victorians continue to wear a mask outdoors where they cannot physically distance.

Consecrations:

Outdoor consecrations may be attended by an unlimited number of people.

It is 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.

Cemetery Hours:  

Sunday - Friday: 8:00am to 4:45pm. Closed Shabbat and Yom Tov. Open Public Holidays. 


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• If a minyan (10) of Jewish men are not available, MCK will ensure that there are 10 Jewish men in attendance.
• All Shtiebel services will be webstreamed, allowing everyone to participate remotely.
• Hand sanitiser will be available. 
• For advice regarding Minyan and Shiva etiquette, please refer to your Rabbi. 

Please be advised that while assisting families following the passing of a loved one (irrespective of the cause of passing) and bringing that person into our care, our Funeral Attendants may be wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as prescribed by The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS ) to protect both families and ourselves during the current period of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) concerns.  

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 handshaking mourners or other attendees.