Chevra Kadisha of Tucson

"There is a time for all under the heavens - a time to love, a time to journey, a time to plant, a time to reap, a time to rejoice and a time to mourn"
—King Solomon

The Rabbis and staff of Chabad Tucson are always there - especially in times of need - to offer comfort, guidance and bereavement support, assistance in preparation, officiating at the funeral and the Shiva service.

The Jewish Burial Society of Young Israel - Chabad Tucson helps bereaved Jewish families obtain complete dignified funerals that conform to Jewish law. 

Throughout the centuries, every Jewish community showed honor to the dead by preparing the body for burial and performing tahara, the ritual washing. This act of respect is one of the greatest mitzvot in the Torah. 

Rabbis of Chabad Tucson officiate at 

  • Evergreen Mortuary & Cemetery
  • East Lawn Palms Mortuary & Cemetery
  • Marana Mortuary Cemetery 

To make arrangements, call Rabbi Shemtov at 520-975-4489.



Burial plot are available in the Young Israel section at Evergreen Mortuary & Cemetery - 3015 N Oracle Rd, Tucson, AZ 85705.

The section if open to members of the Jewish faith. Prices of the Upright Section depends on the length of membership:

0-1 year $4500*
2 years $4200
3 years $3400
4 years $2900
5+ years $2400

Chevra Kadisha $400

Shomer is $20 an hour (depending on availability)

Rabbi's fees:
Members - Contribution ($500-$2,000)
Non members $600

Kaddish for first year $230


To make arrangements, call Rabbi Shemtov at 520-975-4489.