Consecrations

Sunday 21st August

9:30 am
Rachel STEINBERG
MCK Springvale Cemetery
MCK Springvale Cemetery
Compartment: 21
Row: E
Plot: 29
Officiating: Rabbi R. Genende
10:00 am
Joseph GARTNER
MCK Springvale Cemetery
MCK Springvale Cemetery
Compartment: 09
Row: H
Plot: 29
Officiating:
10:30 am
Pearl LIPSHUT
MCK Springvale Cemetery
MCK Springvale Cemetery
Compartment: 21
Row: D
Plot: 45
Officiating: Rabbi R. Genende
10:30 am
Gregg Rhett GORDON
MCK Lyndhurst Cemetery
MCK Lyndhurst Cemetery
Compartment: 01
Row: T
Plot: 10
Officiating: Rabbi M. Wolf
11:00 am
Ida ASH
MCK Springvale Cemetery
MCK Springvale Cemetery
Compartment: 11
Row: M
Plot: 5
Officiating: Rabbi P. Ash
3:00 pm
Solomon PERCH
MCK Springvale Cemetery
MCK Springvale Cemetery
Compartment: 07
Row: F
Plot: 4
Officiating:

Sunday 4th September

10:30 am
Evelyn LEVY
MCK Springvale Cemetery
MCK Springvale Cemetery
Compartment: 19
Row: M
Plot: 4
Officiating:
11:00 am
Shirley STRAUSS
MCK Springvale Cemetery
MCK Springvale Cemetery
Compartment: 05
Row: O
Plot: 18
Officiating: Rabbi Y. Glasman
12:00 pm
Tuvia Menachem TANE
MCK Springvale Cemetery
MCK Springvale Cemetery
Compartment: 13
Row: L
Plot: 19
Officiating: Rabbi M. Raskin

Friday 9th September

9:30 am
Hazel GOLDMAN
MCK Springvale Cemetery
MCK Springvale Cemetery
Compartment: 20
Row: FF
Plot: 17
Officiating: Rabbi M. Stern

Sunday 11th September

10:00 am
Esther Leah SACKS
MCK Springvale Cemetery
MCK Springvale Cemetery
Compartment: 21
Row: N
Plot: 14
Officiating: Rabbi Y. Riesenberg
11:00 am
Betty BORKOWSKI
Springvale Botanical Cemetery (Necropolis)
Springvale Botanical Cemetery (Necropolis)
Compartment: JMG-4
Row: L
Plot: 42
Officiating: Rabbi S. Karnowsky
12:00 pm
Elaine EFRON
MCK Lyndhurst Cemetery
MCK Lyndhurst Cemetery
Compartment: 03
Row: E
Plot: 35
Officiating:

Sunday 18th September

11:00 am
Roger MORRIS
MCK Springvale Cemetery
MCK Springvale Cemetery
Compartment: 20
Row: H
Plot: 20
Officiating:
11:00 am
Rodney GRANAT
Springvale Botanical Cemetery (Necropolis)
Springvale Botanical Cemetery (Necropolis)
Compartment: JMG-4
Row: A
Plot: 32
Officiating: Rabbi Y. Nerenberg
11:30 am
Geoffrey SIMPSON
MCK Springvale Cemetery
MCK Springvale Cemetery
Compartment: 25
Row: R
Plot: 1
Officiating: Rabbi Y. Glasman

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. 


Link to Prayers for a Funeral Service  http://mck.org.au/resources/Prayers%20at%20a%20Funeral%20Service
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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. 

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