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Jewish Death Practices:
Overview / Summary
Origins and History
Visiting the Sick or Dying 
Chaplaincy
Hospice

Phases of Death Observance
    Approaching the Time of Death
    Between Death and Burial
    Shemira
    Tahara
    Burial and Cremation 
    Mourning Practices

Spiritual Aspects
Funeral Homes
Funeral Contracts
Cemeteries
Embalming 

Caskets


Chevra Kadisha:
Articles about Chevra Kadisha

Tahara Manuals and Procedures
Tahara Training
Tahara Stories
Tahara Supplies Lists
Funeral Home Supplies

Suicide

Organ Donation

Disasters

Infection Control

 

Conferences
Next Conference
Previous Conferences

 

Learning & Resources:
Gamliel Institute
    Curriculum
    Registration


KNIT Resource Center
    Overview
    Contacts for Answers
    Catalog of Articles
    Additional Links


FAQ About Death and Dying
Modern Dilemmas
Guided Learning
Jewish Sources and  Responsa
Synagogue Brochures
Community Education

Gamliel Institute Contacts

Rabbi Stuart Kelman
Dean, Gamliel Institute
S.Kelman@jewish-funerals.org
510-469-7302                                          

David Zinner
Executive Director, Gamliel Institute
D.Zinner@jewish-funerals.org
410-733-3700

Dr. Dan Fendel
Dean of Students, Gamliel Institute
D.Fendel@jewish-funerals.org
510-653-8520                                                                       

Rabbi Joe Blair
Administrative Dean, Gamliel Institute
J.Blair@jewish-funerals.org
925-272-8563

Edna Stewart, RN
Faculty, Gamliel Institute
EdnaStewar@aol.com
510-520-8526