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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

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Course 3 – Chevra Kadisha: Education, Organizing, and Training – begins April 8, 2014 with a logistics session and then continues on Tuesday evenings through July 1, 2014

Course 4 - Chevra Kadisha: Nechama – begins July 8, 2014 with a logistics session and then continues on Tuesday evenings through September 30, 2014

Course 1 – Chevra Kadisha: Origins and Evolution – begins October 7, 2014 with a logistics session and then continues on Tuesday evenings through December 23, 2014

Course 5 - Chevra Kadisha: Ritual Practice - begins December 30, 2014 with a logistics session and then continues on Wednesday evenings through March 26, 2014

Course 2 - Chevra Kadisha: Tahara and Shmira - begins December 30, 2014 with a logistics session and then continues on Tuesday evenings through March 25, 2014

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