Jewish Burials

Guildford and District Jewish Community

New Burial Procedure Document for Guildford and District Jewish Community

SIMPLE GUIDANCE

The new burial procedure document is for those who wish to be buried under the Guildford and District Jewish Community Burial Scheme. This is advice produced by GDJC. This is the only local scheme and is operated by Guildford and District Jewish Community in partnership with Guildford Borough Council. Under this scheme all Jews there is an obligation to bury all Jews living within the Borough of Guildford. Jews outside the Borough will not be necessarily be buried unless they are members of the GDJC Burial Scheme. Other burial schemes are available for those wishing to be buried outside of Guildford and are operated by other Jewish organisations.


The Burials Officer, who is the first point of contact in the event of bereavement, is Philip Goldenberg, whose telephone numbers are (H) 01483 764970 and (M) 07836 559077. Please note that the mobile number is not permanently on, so it is safer to leave a message on the first home number than on the mobile.