The Jewish burial society Chevrah Kadisha helps, the Jews of the city accomplish a most grievous duty.

With sincere and true kindness, these people take care of the deceased and provide a proper Jewish burial, according to the laws in the Torah. They also help the family through the days of mourning. In Odessa there are a number of cemeteries, but none are open for burial. Therefore, for this purpose, the community has purchased a new plot of land to enable burying its deceased with proper respect.