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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).
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.
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.
Sunday - Friday: 8:00am to 4:45pm. Closed Shabbat and Yom Tov. Open Public Holidays.
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.
Please Note: The Consecration booking is a request only, and dates and times are not confirmed until MCK provides a confirmed reservation
It is customary that no consecrations are held on Rosh Chodesh or during the Hebrew month of Nissan.
The following are the Rosh Chodesh dates;
Rosh Chodesh Av Friday 29th July 2022
Rosh Chodesh Elul Sunday 28th August 2022
Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan Tuesday 25th October 2022
Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan Wednesday 26th October 2022
Rosh Chodesh Kislev Thursday 24th November 2022
Rosh Chodesh Kislev Friday 25th November 2022
Rosh Chodesh Tevet Sunday 25th December 2022
Other dates that no consecrations are held (Check with your Rabbi)
Fifteenth of Av Friday 12th August 2022
THE MELBOURNE CHEVRA KADISHA CEMETERY AT SPRINGVALE AND LYNDHURST WILL BE CLOSED ON THE FOLLOWING HOLY DAYS:
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