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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 Course Registration

Thank you for your interest in Gamliel Institute Courses. Upcoming courses, ordered by start date, are:

Course 1: Chevrah Kadisha: History, Origins and Evolution - Tuesdays - begins October 13, 2015 (logistics session on Monday, October 12) through December 29, 2015.

Course 2 - Chevrah Kadisha: Tahara and Shmira - Tuesdays - begins January 5, 2016 (logistics session Monday, January 4) through March 23, 2016.

Course 3 – Chevrah Kadisha: Education, Organizing, and Training – Tuesdays - begins May 3, 2016 (logistics session Monday, May 2) through July 19, 2016. This course requires successful completion of either Course 1, 2, or 4.

Course 5- Chevrah Kadisha: Ritual, Practice and Liturgy - Tuesdays and some Thursdays - begins September 6, 2016 (logistics session Monday, September 5) through November 22, 2016. This course requires successful completion of either Course 1, 2, or 4.

Course 1 - Chevrah Kadisha: History, Origins and Evolution - Tuesdays - begins December 6, 2016 (logistics session on Monday, December 5) through February 21, 2017.

Course 4 - Chevrah Kadisha: Nechama - Tuesdays and some Thursdays - begins March 7, 2017 (logistics session on Monday, March 6) through May 23, 2017. This course requires successful complete of one other core course, or life experience doing related work as approved by the instructor.

Course 2: Chevrah Kadisha: Tahara and Shmira - Tuesdays and one Monday - begins begins September 5, 2017 (logistics session on Monday, September 4) through November 21, 2017.

Course 5 - Chevrah Kadisha: Ritual, Practice and Liturgy - Tuesdays - begins December 5, 2017 (logistics session Monday, December 4) through February 20, 2018. This course requires successful completion of either Course 1, 2, or 4.

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If you are requesting a tuition adjustment, please contact David Zinner, the Executive Director - dzinner@jewish-funerals.org

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