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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 Schedule

Course 1: Chevra Kadisha: Origins and Evolution
Course 2: Chevra Kadisha: Tahara and Shmira
Course 3: Chevra Kadisha: Education, Organizing, and Training
Course 4: Chevra Kadisha: Nechama
Course 5: Chevra Kadisha: Ritual Practice

Overview

  winter spring summer fall
2014 2      
2014   3    
2014     4  
2014       1
2015 2,5      
2015   6    
2015   3,4    
2015       1
2016 2,5      
2016   3,4    
2016       1
2017 2,5      
2017   6    
2017   3,4    
2017       1

Detail

         
2014 October 7 Tuesday Course 1 - logistics
2014 October 14 Tuesday Course 1 - Lesson 1
2014 October 21 Tuesday Course 1 - Lesson 2
2014 October 28 Tuesday Course 1 - Lesson 3
2014 November 4 Tuesday Course 1 - Lesson 4
2014 November 11 Tuesday Course 1 - Lesson 5
2014 November 18 Tuesday Course 1 - Lesson 6
2014 November 25 Tuesday Course 1 - Lesson 7
2014 December 2 Tuesday Course 1 - Lesson 8
2014 December 7 Tuesday Course 1 - Lesson 9
2014 December 9 Tuesday Course 1 - Lesson 10
2014 December 16 Tuesday Course 1 - Lesson 11
2014 December 23 Tuesday Course 1 - Lesson 12
         
2015 January 5 Monday Course 5 - logistics
2015 January 6 Tuesday Course 5 - Lesson 1
2015 January 13 Tuesday Course 5 - Lesson 2
2015 January 20 Tuesday Course 5 - Lesson 3
2015 January 27 Tuesday Course 5 - Lesson 4
2015 February 3 Tuesday Course 5 - Lesson 5
2015 February 10 Tuesday Course 5 - Lesson 6
2015 February 17 Tuesday Course 5 - Lesson 7
2015 February 24 Tuesday Course 5 - Lesson 8
2015 March 3 Tuesday Course 5 - Lesson 9
2015 March 10 Tuesday Course 5 - Lesson 10
2015 March 17 Tuesday Course 5 - Lesson 11
2015 March 24 Tuesday Course 5 - Lesson 12
         
         
2015 January 5 Monday Course 2 - logistics
2015 January 7 Wednesday Course 2 - Lesson 1
2015 January 14 Wednesday Course 2 - Lesson 2
2015 January 21 Wednesday Course 2 - Lesson 3
2015 January 28 Wednesday Course 2 - Lesson 4
2015 February 4 Wednesday Course 2 - Lesson 5
2015 February 11 Wednesday Course 2 - Lesson 6
2015 February 18 Wednesday Course 2 - Lesson 7
2015 February 25 Wednesday Course 2 - Lesson 8
2015 March 4 Wednesday Course 2 - Lesson 9
2015 March 11 Wednesday Course 2 - Lesson 10
2015 March 18 Wednesday Course 2 - Lesson 11
2015 March 25 Wednesday Course 2 - Lesson 12
         
         
  April 12 Sunday Israel Mission
  April 30 Thursday Israel Mission
         
2015 May 5 Tuesday Course 3 - logistics
2015 May 12 Tuesday Course 3 - Lesson 1
2015 May 19 Tuesday Course 3 - Lesson 2
2015 May 26 Tuesday Course 3 - Lesson 3
2015 June 2 Tuesday Course 3 - Lesson 4
2015 June 9 Tuesday Course 3 - Lesson 5
2015 June 16 Tuesday Course 3 - Lesson 6
2015 June 23 Tuesday Course 3 - Lesson 7
2015 June 30 Tuesday Course 3 - Lesson 8
2015 July 7 Tuesday Course 3 - Lesson 9
2015 July 14 Tuesday Course 3 - Lesson 10
2015 July 21 Tuesday Course 3 - Lesson 11
2015 July 28 Tuesday Course 3 - Lesson 12
         
2015 May 5 Tuesday Course 4 - logistics
2015 May 14 Thursday Course 4- Lesson 1
2015 May 21 Thursday Course 4- Lesson 2
2015 May 28 Thursday Course 4- Lesson 3
2015 June 4 Thursday Course 4- Lesson 4
2015 June 11 Thursday Course 4- Lesson 5
2015 June 18 Thursday Course 4- Lesson 6
2015 June 25 Thursday Course 4- Lesson 7
2015 July 2 Thursday Course 4- Lesson 8
2015 July 9 Thursday Course 4- Lesson 9
2015 July 16 Thursday Course 4- Lesson 10
2015 July 23 Thursday Course 4- Lesson 11
2015 July 30 Thursday Course 4- Lesson 12
         
2015 October 12 Monday Course 1 - logistics
2015 October 13 Tuesday Course 1 - Lesson 1
2015 October 20 Tuesday Course 1 - Lesson 2
2015 October 27 Tuesday Course 1 - Lesson 3
2015 November 3 Tuesday Course 1 - Lesson 4
2015 November 10 Tuesday Course 1 - Lesson 5
2015 November 17 Tuesday Course 1 - Lesson 6
2015 November 24 Tuesday Course 1 - Lesson 7
2015 December 1 Tuesday Course 1 - Lesson 8
2015 December 6 Tuesday Course 1 - Lesson 9
2015 December 8 Tuesday Course 1 - Lesson 10
2015 December 15 Tuesday Course 1 - Lesson 11
2015 December 22 Tuesday Course 1 - Lesson 12
         
2016 January 4 Monday Course 5 - logistics
2016 January 5 Tuesday Course 5 - Lesson 1
2016 January 12 Tuesday Course 5 - Lesson 2
2016 January 19 Tuesday Course 5 - Lesson 3
2016 January 26 Tuesday Course 5 - Lesson 4
2016 February 2 Tuesday Course 5 - Lesson 5
2016 February 9 Tuesday Course 5 - Lesson 6
2016 February 16 Tuesday Course 5 - Lesson 7
2016 February 23 Tuesday Course 5 - Lesson 8
2016 March 2 Tuesday Course 5 - Lesson 9
2016 March 9 Tuesday Course 5 - Lesson 10
2016 March 16 Tuesday Course 5 - Lesson 11
2016 March 23 Tuesday Course 5 - Lesson 12
         
2016 January 4 Monday Course 2 - logistics
2016 January 7 Wednesday Course 2 - Lesson 1
2016 January 14 Wednesday Course 2 - Lesson 2
2016 January 21 Wednesday Course 2 - Lesson 3
2016 January 28 Wednesday Course 2 - Lesson 4
2016 February 4 Wednesday Course 2 - Lesson 5
2016 February 11 Wednesday Course 2 - Lesson 6
2016 February 18 Wednesday Course 2 - Lesson 7
2016 February 25 Wednesday Course 2 - Lesson 8
2016 March 4 Wednesday Course 2 - Lesson 9
2016 March 11 Wednesday Course 2 - Lesson 10
2016 March 18 Wednesday Course 2 - Lesson 11
2016 March 25 Wednesday Course 2 - Lesson 12
         
2016 May 2 Monday Course 3 - logistics
2016 May 3 Tuesday Course 3 - Lesson 1
2016 May 10 Tuesday Course 3 - Lesson 2
2016 May 17 Tuesday Course 3 - Lesson 3
2016 May 24 Tuesday Course 3 - Lesson 4
2016 May 31 Tuesday Course 3 - Lesson 5
2016 June 7 Tuesday Course 3 - Lesson 6
2016 June 14 Tuesday Course 3 - Lesson 7
2016 June 21 Tuesday Course 3 - Lesson 8
2016 June 28 Tuesday Course 3 - Lesson 9
2016 July 5 Tuesday Course 3 - Lesson 10
2016 July 12 Tuesday Course 3 - Lesson 11
2016 July 19 Tuesday Course 3 - Lesson 12
         
2016 May 2 Monday Course 4 - logistics
2016 May 5 Thursday Course 4- Lesson 1
2016 May 12 Thursday Course 4- Lesson 2
2016 May 19 Thursday Course 4- Lesson 3
2016 May 26 Thursday Course 4- Lesson 4
2016 June 2 Thursday Course 4- Lesson 5
2016 June 9 Thursday Course 4- Lesson 6
2016 June 16 Thursday Course 4- Lesson 7
2016 June 23 Thursday Course 4- Lesson 8
2016 June 30 Thursday Course 4- Lesson 9
2016 July 7 Thursday Course 4- Lesson 10
2016 July 14 Thursday Course 4- Lesson 11
2016 July 21 Thursday Course 4- Lesson 12
         
2016 September 27 Tuesday Course 1 - logistics
2016 September 29 Thursday Course 1 - Lesson 1
2016 October 6 Thursday Course 1 - Lesson 2
2016 October 13 Thursday Course 1 - Lesson 3
2016 October 20 Thursday Course 1 - Lesson 4
2016 October 27 Thursday Course 1 - Lesson 5
2016 November 3 Thursday Course 1 - Lesson 6
2016 November 10 Thursday Course 1 - Lesson 7
2016 November 17 Thursday Course 1 - Lesson 8
2016 December 1 Thursday Course 1 - Lesson 9
2016 December 8 Thursday Course 1 - Lesson 10
2016 December 15 Thursday Course 1 - Lesson 11
2016 December 22 Thursday Course 1 - Lesson 12
         
2017 January 5 Monday Course 5 - logistics
2017 January 6 Tuesday Course 5 - Lesson 1
2017 January 13 Tuesday Course 5 - Lesson 2
2017 January 20 Tuesday Course 5 - Lesson 3
2017 January 27 Tuesday Course 5 - Lesson 4
2017 February 3 Tuesday Course 5 - Lesson 5
2017 February 10 Tuesday Course 5 - Lesson 6
2017 February 17 Tuesday Course 5 - Lesson 7
2017 February 24 Tuesday Course 5 - Lesson 8
2017 March 3 Tuesday Course 5 - Lesson 9
2017 March 10 Tuesday Course 5 - Lesson 10
2017 March 17 Tuesday Course 5 - Lesson 11
2017 March 24 Tuesday Course 5 - Lesson 12
         
2017 January 5 Monday Course 2 - logistics
2017 January 8 Thursday Course 2 - Lesson 1
2017 January 16 Thursday Course 2 - Lesson 2
2017 January 23 Thursday Course 2 - Lesson 3
2017 January 30 Thursday Course 2 - Lesson 4
2017 February 6 Thursday Course 2 - Lesson 5
2017 February 13 Thursday Course 2 - Lesson 6
2017 February 20 Thursday Course 2 - Lesson 7
2017 February 27 Thursday Course 2 - Lesson 8
2017 March 6 Thursday Course 2 - Lesson 9
2017 March 13 Thursday Course 2 - Lesson 10
2017 March 20 Thursday Course 2 - Lesson 11
2017 March 27 Thursday Course 2 - Lesson 12
         
         
2017 Apr 23   Israel Mission or
2017 May 11   Israel Mission
         
         
2017 May 8 Monday Course 3 - logistics
2017 May 15 Monday Course 3 - Lesson 1
2017 May 22 Monday Course 3 - Lesson 2
2017 May 29 Monday Course 3 - Lesson 3
2017 June 5 Monday Course 3 - Lesson 4
2017 June 12 Monday Course 3 - Lesson 5
2017 June 19 Monday Course 3 - Lesson 6
2017 June 26 Monday Course 3 - Lesson 7
2017 July 3 Monday Course 3 - Lesson 8
2017 July 10 Monday Course 3 - Lesson 9
2017 July 17 Monday Course 3 - Lesson 10
2017 July 24 Monday Course 3 - Lesson 11
2017 July 31 Monday Course 3 - Lesson 12
         
2017 May 8 Monday Course 4 - logistics
2017 May 10 Thursday Course 4- Lesson 1
2017 May 17 Thursday Course 4- Lesson 2
2017 May 24 Thursday Course 4- Lesson 3
2017 May 31 Thursday Course 4- Lesson 4
2017 June 8 Thursday Course 4- Lesson 5
2017 June 15 Thursday Course 4- Lesson 6
2017 June 22 Thursday Course 4- Lesson 7
2017 June 29 Thursday Course 4- Lesson 8
2017 July 6 Thursday Course 4- Lesson 9
2017 July 13 Thursday Course 4- Lesson 10
2017 July 20 Thursday Course 4- Lesson 11
2017 July 27 Thursday Course 4- Lesson 12
         
2017 October 9 Monday Course 1 - logistics
2017 October 10 Tuesday Course 1 - Lesson 1
2017 October 17 Tuesday Course 1 - Lesson 2
2017 October 24 Tuesday Course 1 - Lesson 3
2017 October 31 Tuesday Course 1 - Lesson 4
2017 November 6 Tuesday Course 1 - Lesson 5
2017 November 13 Tuesday Course 1 - Lesson 6
2017 November 20 Tuesday Course 1 - Lesson 7
2017 November 27 Tuesday Course 1 - Lesson 8
2017 December 1 Tuesday Course 1 - Lesson 9
2017 December 8 Tuesday Course 1 - Lesson 10
2017 December 15 Tuesday Course 1 - Lesson 11
2017 December 22 Tuesday Course 1 - Lesson 12