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Jewish Death Practices:
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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
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Learning & Resources:
Gamliel Institute
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FAQ About Death and Dying
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Jewish Sources and  Responsa
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Community Education

Los Angeles Conference - Ground Transportaton Options

Bus Transportation
  From: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) To: American Jewish University
 





 
Type Name Start directions price minutes stops End
walk





LAX - Terminal 1 - Upper Level
bus Westwood Village / UCLA FlyAway  Stops at each LAX terminal
$10 35 1 Westwood Village / UCLA FlyAway 
walk
Westwood Village / UCLA FlyAway  NE on Kinross 4 blocks, then right on S. Westwood one block
5
Westwood / Lindbrook 
wait



17
 
bus Metro Rapid 761 Pacoima  Westwood / Lindbrook

 $1.50

26 7 Sepulveda / Skirball Center Stop ID: 5810 
walk
Sepulveda / Skirball Center Stop ID: 5810  S on Sepulvada, across the highway, left on Skirball Center Dr
17
American Jewish University
 



100
 
riding        $11.50 61    
walking



22
 
waiting         17    
               
  From: Burbank Airport (BUR)   To: American Jewish University        
walk     south to W. Empire Rd   4   Bus towards 165 West Hills
bus Bus towards 165 West Hills Bus towards 165 West Hills
 $1.50 22 23 Vanowen St.
walk
Vanowen St. Cross street diagonally
1
Van Nuys Blvd
wait



21
 
bus 761 Westwood / UCLA

 $1.50 25 8 Sepulveda / Skirball Center Stop ID: 5810 
walk
Sepulveda / Skirball Center Stop ID: 5810  S on Sepulvada, across the highway, left on Skirball Center Dr
17
American Jewish University
          90    
riding        $3.00 47    
walking



18
 
waiting         21    








  Prime Time Shared Van   $25      
  Road Runner Shared Van
$30

 
 
Taxi (from LAX)
 $65 26
 
    Taxi (from Bur)    $56 30