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Catalog of Conference Presentations

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This is a list of presentations at our conferences. The idea is to preserve who talked about what, when. The catalog lists both plenary and workshop sessions from the annual Kavod v’Nichum North American Chevrah Kadisha and Jewish Cemetery conferences from 2003 through 2022 (except 2007).

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Track Name Title Speaker Date Location
Plenary How We Gather Dov Ben Shimon, Sarah Hurwitz June 12, 2022 Online
Education Jewish Death Practices: A Dance of Respect Rabbi Jonathan Bernhard June 12, 2022 Online
Chevrah Kadisha The Cultural Development of Chevrah Kadisha
Societies
Isaac Pollak June 12, 2022 Online
Dying / Grief How Hospice Can Inform the Work of Chevrah Kadisha Alex Beth Shapiro June 12, 2022 Online
Text Study A Kiss of Death: The Deaths of Moses, Aaron and
Miriam
Beth Huppin June 12, 2022 Online
Cemetery In the Name of Rabban Gamliel Reasonable Prices David Zinner June 12, 2022 Online
Education Living Deeply, Dying Well: Teaching Jewish End of
Life Adult Education
Laurel Riedel June 12, 2022 Online
Chevrah Kadisha Advocating for Mourners at the Time of Death Nina Rubin June 12, 2022 Online
Dying / Grief Soothing Our Hearts with Artistic Expression Rabbi Meirah Iliinsky, Rabbi Chaya Gusfield, Rabbi
Ilan Glazer
June 12, 2022 Online
Text Study Excessive Mourning: A Talmudic Tale Rabbi Rachel Scheinerman June 12, 2022 Online
Cemetery Drones, Phones, and Stones: Comprehensive Cemetery,
Funeral, Burial Indexing by Volunteers
Don Engel June 12, 2022 Online
Education Chevrah as a Platform for Community Education Denise McLaughlan, Rabbi Abby Michaleski, Alice
Lachman
June 13, 2022 Online
Plenary Nechamah: Care at the Center Rabbi David Balto, Kimberly Novod June 13, 2022 Online
Chevrah Kadisha Taharah: What Don’t You Know? Rick Light June 13, 2022 Online
Ritual Making Meaning: How We Create Rituals for Grief Rabbi Janet Madden, Rebecca Missel June 13, 2022 Online
Text Study Understanding Traditional Taharah Liturgy Part I Rabbi Stuart Kelman, Dan Fendel June 13, 2022 Online
Text Study Understanding Traditional Taharah Liturgy Part II Rabbi Stuart Kelman, Dan Fendel June 13, 2022 Online
Education Ritual Arc in the Year of Loss: Traditional, Renewed
and New Approaches
Naomi Less June 13, 2022 Online
Chevrah Kadisha Shmirah: Exploring the Ritual, Spiritual, and
Practical Essence of the Mitzvah
Susan Barnes, Rabbi Melanie Levav June 13, 2022 Online
Ritual Immersion in Water as a Gift Sarah Pollack June 13, 2022 Online
Cemetery The Art and Science of Cemetery, Funeral, Burial
Preservation
Robert Mosko June 13, 2022 Online
Plenary Ritual As a Way to Transform Grief into Meaning Day Schildkret June 14, 2022 Online
Education Mourning in Multi-Faith Families Rabbi Adina Lewittes, Reverend Eleanor Harrison June 14, 2022 Online
Chevrah Kadisha The Stress is Real: Pause to Reflect, Reimagine,and
Move Forward, while Remembering to Turn Chesed Inward
Elaine Rotenberg, Rabbi Keilah Lebell, David Zinner June 14, 2022 Online
Dying / Grief From Yeush to Tikvah: Moving from Grief, Despair,
and Hopelessness to Hope, Harmony and Healing
Rabbi Janet Madden June 14, 2022 Online
Text Study Matzevah: Theological and Environmental Implications
of an Eternal Resting Place
Ebn Leader June 14, 2022 Online
Cemetery Plot Sales and Soil Health and Records, Oh My! Rabbi Benjamin Arnold, Tanya Marsh, Deborah Brown,
Mary Ann Perry, HollyBlue Hawkins, Moderator
June 14, 2022 Online
Education Home Death and Home Funeral Education Isabel Knight June 14, 2022 Online
Chevrah Kadisha Chevrah Kadisha Member Education Bob Evans, Steve Poretzky June 14, 2022 Online
Dying / Grief Living with Companion Animal Grief and Loss Karen Stern June 14, 2022 Online
Text Study Psalms of Grief and Comfort Rabbi Lisa Goldstein June 14, 2022 Online
Cemetery Modern Memorialization Options David Zinner, Ben Weinberg June 14, 2022 Online
Plenary Where We Are and Where We Are Going Sarit Wishnevski, Rabbi Rebecca Schatz June 14, 2022 Online
General Death: What Jews Do Rabbi Meirah Iliinsky June 13, 2021 Online
Chevrah Kadisha History of Chevrah Kadisha Rabbi Adam Mintz June 13, 2021 Online
Taharah Medical Answers about Returning to In-Person Taharah Rebecca Jacobson, Mary Breiner, Moderated by David
Zinner
June 13, 2021 Online
Funeral Homes Organizing a Community-Owned Jewish Funeral Home Sam Salkin June 13, 2021 Online
Nechamah Community Memorials for COVID Victims David Balto, Rabbi Suzanne Offit June 13, 2021 Online
Cemetery Why Jews Make Cemeteries, and How We Make Them
Jewish
Deborah Brown June 13, 2021 Online
General Sephardic Customs for Burial, Mourning, Remembering Rabbi Simon Benzaquen June 13, 2021 Online
Chevrah Kadisha 21st Century Chevrah Kadisha in Context Holly Blue Hawkins June 13, 2021 Online
Taharah Taharah: Introduction and Overview Rick Light June 13, 2021 Online
Taharah Liturgy Text Study: Maavar Yabbok Taharah and the Divine Body Rabbi Tmimah Ickovits June 13, 2021 Online
Nechamah Community Indigent Burial Programs Rabbi Judith Beiner, Rabbi Ralph Dalin June 13, 2021 Online
Cemetery Brief History of Jewish Cemeteries Vivien Abrams June 13, 2021 Online
General Death and Values: Why We Do What We Do Josh Elkin June 14, 2021 Online
Chevrah Kadisha Text Study: Caskets from Kitchen Tables Beth Huppin June 14, 2021 Online
Taharah The Pittsburgh Story: The Evolution of Taharah
Liturgy
Malke Frank June 14, 2021 Online
Funeral Homes How Much Does and Should a Funeral Cost? Josh Slocum June 14, 2021 Online
Nechamah The Woman of En-Dor as a Model for End-of-Life Care Rabbi Janet Madden June 14, 2021 Online
Cemetery Cemetery, Funeral, Burial as Integral Part of
Community
Bette Webne June 14, 2021 Online
General Eliciting Remarkable Stories, A Hands-on Training Nina Rubin June 14, 2021 Online
Chevrah Kadisha Starting a New Chevrah, Enhancing an Existing
Chevrah
Susan Barnes, Edna Stewart June 14, 2021 Online
Taharah Chanting During Taharah Deborah Zafman June 14, 2021 Online
Taharah Liturgy Womens Prayer, Can We be Faithful? Rabbi T’mimah Ickovits June 14, 2021 Online
Nechamah Enhancing Spiritual Involvement in Ritual through
Kavanah
Rabbi Steve Moss June 14, 2021 Online
Cemetery Cemetery, Funeral, Burial Interfaces with the
Chevrah Kadisha, Funeral Home, and Community
Kent Schlussel June 14, 2021 Online
General History and Mystery of Yizkor: Wisdom from Our
Ancestors
Reb Simcha Raphael June 15, 2021 Online
Chevrah Kadisha The Chevrah Kadisha Unique Ability to Build
Community
Nina Rubin June 15, 2021 Online
Taharah Da Lifnay Maitem: Know Before Whom You Stand Rabbi Zoe van Raan June 15, 2021 Online
Funeral Homes History, Evolution of Funeral Homes in Relation to
Chevrah Kadisha
David Zinner June 15, 2021 Online
Nechamah Text Study: From Darkness to Light: The Journey of
Fear and Courage
Rabbi Ilyse Kramer June 15, 2021 Online
Cemetery Halakhic Mythbusters: Expanding the Jewish
Conversation Around Alternative Burial Practices
Rabbi Adina Lewittes June 15, 2021 Online
General Exploring Personal Wishes about Death Dawn Gross, Rabbi Micah Buck-Yael June 15, 2021 Online
Chevrah Kadisha Death Contemplation in Jewish Tradition Rabbi Melanie Levav June 15, 2021 Online
Taharah Advanced Taharah Topics and Q&A Rena Boroditsky, Jacob Stromer June 15, 2021 Online
Taharah Liturgy Chesed Shel Emet Taharah Liturgy Part I Rabbi Stuart Kelman, Dan Fendel June 15, 2021 Online
Nechamah Traumatic Grief Care in Pandemic Times Reb Simcha Raphael June 15, 2021 Online
Cemetery Jewish Views on New Disposition Methods Rabbi Seth Goldstein, Rabbi Charna Rosenholtz June 15, 2021 Online
General Living with Loss, One Day at a Time Rachel Kodanaz June 16, 2021 Online
Chevrah Kadisha Text Study: A Perfect Death ‚ A Perfect Life Rabbi Mimi Feigelson June 16, 2021 Online
Taharah Death Duties: Lessons from a Jewish Burial Society Sally Berkovic June 16, 2021 Online
Funeral Homes Becoming a Funeral Director, Doing Home Funerals Amy Cunningham June 16, 2021 Online
Nechamah Self-Care: Why Does it Matter? Bonnie Pollak June 16, 2021 Online
Cemetery Greener Options for Cemeteries Holly Blue Hawkins June 16, 2021 Online
General Text Study: Uncovering Afterlife Teachings in Psalms
80 and 23
Rabbi Elie Spitz June 16, 2021 Online
Chevrah Kadisha The Little Chevrah That Could Rena Boroditsky June 16, 2021 Online
Taharah Illuminating Chevrah Kadisha Work Karen Friedman June 16, 2021 Online
Taharah Liturgy Chesed Shel Emet Taharah Liturgy Part II Rabbi Stuart Kelman, Dan Fendel June 16, 2021 Online
Nechamah In the Absence of Proper Mourning Tal Beery June 16, 2021 Online
Cemetery A Conversation: Jewish Liturgy for Natural Organic
Reduction
Hilarie Hauptman, Rabbi Me’irah Iliinsky, Rabbi Seth
Goldstein
June 16, 2021 Online
Plenary The Chevrah Kadisha Movement‚ Sow in Tears‚ Reap in Joy David Zinner June 13, 2021 Online
Plenary How the Chevrah Kadisha Can Reach the Outside World Rabbi Jack Riemer June 13, 2021 Online
Plenary Smashing the Tablets: Disassembling and Reassembling
Torah for a New Generation
Rabbi Adina Lewittes June 14, 2021 Online
Plenary Our Remarkable Stories and Why They Matter Nina Rubin June 14, 2021 Online
Plenary Carrying Joseph’s Bones:
The New Normal (in Funeral, Mourning, Burial, Ascension Practices)
Rabbi Eva Sax-Bolder, Rabbi Richard Address, Rabbi Janet
Madden
June 15, 2021 Online
Plenary Plenary Panel Picks a Peck of Policies in Partnership Joey Glick, Pat Cluss, Rabbi Rebecca Schatz June 15, 2021 Online
Plenary When My Soul Was in The Lost-and-Found‚
Reclaiming that which Covid-19 has Claimed
Rabbi Mimi Feigelson June 16, 2021 Online
Plenary Chevrah Kadisha: The Future Rabbi Rebecca Schatz with Rabbi Stuart Kelman and
David Zinner
June 16, 2021 Online
Taharah Taharah Overview Susan Barnes June 7, 2020 Online
Chevrah Kadisha Ma’avor Yabbok: The Foundational Text of Our Work,
Caring for the Dying and the Dead Part I
Rabbi Steven Moss June 7, 2020 Online
Legacy Legacy Giving Dan Brandeis June 7, 2020 Online
Community Care and Feeding of Volunteers Nina Rubin June 7, 2020 Online
Evening Storytelling Charlie Varon June 7, 2020 Online
Evening What We Leave Behind: Our Treasures, Our Stories Laura Turbow June 7, 2020 Online
Evening Stringing Along: Teaching Tying Tachrichim Knots Rick Light June 7, 2020 Online
Evening Death Is Inevitable, Be Prepared: How to Make Your
Wishes Known
Carol S. Goldbaum, PhD, LCSW, Rabbi Suzanne Griffel June 7, 2020 Online
Plenary The Lasting Impact of the Coronavirus on the Chevrah
Kadisha
David Zinner June 7, 2020 Online
Plenary Nechamah (Comfort) Chevrah Kadisha Roles in the
Coronavirus Age
Nicky Silver June 7, 2020 Online
Plenary The Chevrah Unique Role: Understanding the Spiritual
Aspects of Life in Coronavirus Age
Rabbi Richard Address, Rabbi Stuart Kelman June 8, 2020 Online
Taharah Traditional Taharah Liturgy Part I Rabbi Stuart Kelman, Dan Fendel June 8, 2020 Online
Taharah Traditional Taharah Liturgy Part II Rabbi Stuart Kelman, Dan Fendel June 8, 2020 Online
Chevrah Kadisha Toward a Gender-Inclusive Chevrah Kadisha ‚ Taharah
for Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Jews
James Cohen June 8, 2020 Online
Mourning & Grief At the Deathbed: Creating Holiness and Wholeness Rabbi Judith Beiner June 8, 2020 Online
Community Engaging Youth Rachel Butler, Jordana Rosenfeld June 8, 2020 Online
Chevrah Kadisha Why/How Policies and Manuals Malke Frank, Rick Light, Barbara Neustadt, Michelle
Siegel
June 8, 2020 Online
Mourning & Grief History and Mystery of Yizkor ‚ Memorializing
Ancient Ancestors
Reb Simcha Raphael June 8, 2020 Online
Community The Best Children Books About Death and Dying Marjorie Ingall June 8, 2020 Online
Plenary What Do We Do Now? Honoring and Sanctifying in the
Midst of a Pandemic
Malke Frank, Rabbi Lynn Greenhough, Rick Light,
Rabbi Shifrah Tobacman
June 9, 2020 Online
Taharah The Holiness of Adaptation: A Question of How Sharon Fendrich, Rabbi Shifrah Tobacman June 9, 2020 Online
Chevrah Kadisha An Intergenerational Conversation in this Moment:
The World Is Changing, We are Changing, too
Kohenet Keshira haLev Fife, Rabbi Eva Sax-Bolder June 9, 2020 Online
Mourning & Grief Bioethics During a Pandemic Carol Roberts Gerson, MD, Rabbi Gary S. Gerson June 9, 2020 Online
Cemetery Cemetery, Funeral, Burial Management Curriculum:
You Shall Surely Bury
Holly Blue Hawkins June 9, 2020 Online
Taharah Lessons from Taharah Records: Examining the Folk Art
of Jewish Memory in Western Pennsylvania
Eric Lidji June 9, 2020 Online
Chevrah Kadisha Ma’avor Yabbok: The Foundational Text of Our Work,
Caring for the Dying and the Dead Part II
Rabbi Steven Moss June 9, 2020 Online
Mourning & Grief Unrecognized Loss Rabbi Janet Madden June 9, 2020 Online
Cemetery Human Composting: Final Disposition Holly Blue Hawkins, David Zinner June 9, 2020 Online
Plenary Gamliel Institute: Reflections on the First Decade Rabbi Stuart Kelman June 10, 2020 Online
Taharah Tahor and Tamei and the Journey Between Nina Rubin June 10, 2020 Online
Chevrah Kadisha Chevrah Kadisha Funding Models Pat Cluss June 10, 2020 Online
Mourning & Grief It is the End of the World as We Know It: Hebrew
Priestessing for this Moment
Kohenet Keshira haLev Fife June 10, 2020 Online
Expanding Scope Jewish Response to Plagues, Epidemics, and Contagion
in History from Biblical Times to 1918
Rabbi Jonathan Seidel June 10, 2020 Online
Taharah Death at the Intersection: Multicultural Jewish
Perspectives on Mourning, Grief and Burial
Kohenet Keshira haLev Fife, Analucia Lopezrevoredo,
Kimberly Novod, Yoshi Silverstein
June 10, 2020 Online
Chevrah Kadisha Blankets of Love: Helping People Say Goodbye –
Creating Online Celebrations of Life for Hospice Patients
Cantor Marc Bachrach June 10, 2020 Online
Mourning & Grief Living with the Angel of Death Rabbi Me’irah Iliinsky June 10, 2020 Online
Expanding Scope New Rituals for New Life Stages Rabbi Richard Address June 10, 2020 Online
Plenary Creating Community Role of the Chevrah in the 21st
Century
Holly Blue Hawkins, Nina Rubin June 3, 2019 Fort Collins
Taharah Taharah Basics Demo and Emotions Rick Light June 3, 2019 Fort Collins
Liturgy The Things We Leave Behind Rabbi Sally Finestone June 3, 2019 Fort Collins
Facing Death Conscious Eldering Rabbi Victor Gross, Rabbi Nadya Gross, Rabbi Eva
Sax-Bolder
June 3, 2019 Fort Collins
Funeral and Burial Educating Funeral Directors Howard Jampolsky June 3, 2019 Fort Collins
Taharah Taharah Basics Continued Rick Light June 3, 2019 Fort Collins
Liturgy B’tzelem Elokim: In the Divine Image Rabbi Tmimah Ickovits June 3, 2019 Fort Collins
Facing Death Jewish Advance Directives Elizabeth Menkin, Edna Stewart June 3, 2019 Fort Collins
Funeral and Burial Forming a Jewish Funeral Home Arthur R. Hessel, Howard Jampolsky June 3, 2019 Fort Collins
Plenary Understanding Tahor and Tamei Nina Rubin June 3, 2019 Fort Collins
Taharah Complex Taharah Issues Rena Boroditsky, Isaac Pollak, Kerry Swartz June 3, 2019 Fort Collins
Liturgy Taharah Liturgy Dr. Dan Fendel, Rabbi Stuart Kelman June 3, 2019 Fort Collins
Facing Death Ethics of Medical Aid in Dying Arielle Friedtanzer June 3, 2019 Fort Collins
Funeral and Burial Cremation and Ground Burial Hal Miller-Jacobs June 3, 2019 Fort Collins
Taharah Islamic/Jewish Burial and Mourning Tawfik Aboellail, Rabbi Hillel Katzir June 3, 2019 Fort Collins
Liturgy Taharah Liturgy Continued Dan Fendel, Rabbi Stuart Kelman June 3, 2019 Fort Collins
Facing Death Mourning That Which We Cannot Name Rabbi Janet Madden June 3, 2019 Fort Collins
Funeral and Burial Who Takes Care of the Cemetery After Everyone is
Gone?
Jonathan Schachter June 3, 2019 Fort Collins
Evening Creating Tachrichim, Aronim, and Shmirah Boxes Fort Collins Chevrah Kadisha June 3, 2019 Fort Collins
Evening End-of-Life Accompaniment Dan Fendel June 3, 2019 Fort Collins
Evening Go Wish Cards Elizabeth Menkin June 3, 2019 Fort Collins
Evening Seven Sacred Circles Rabbi T’mimah Ickovits June 3, 2019 Fort Collins
Plenary The Pittsburgh Shooting: Those Who Were There and
Those Who Came to Help
Rabbi Elisar Admon, Pat Cluss, Alisa Fall, Kohenet
Keshira haLev Fife, Malke Frank, Jonathan Schachter, Ron Symons, Marsha Wong,
David Zinner, Ronnie Zuhlke; Rick Light moderator
June 4, 2019 Fort Collins
Plenary Heartbreak and Healing: Finding Resilience in Times
of Trauma
Rabbi Yitzhak and Shonna Husbands-Hankin June 4, 2019 Fort Collins
Plenary Life Before Tragedy Eric Lidji June 4, 2019 Fort Collins
Plenary The Tree of Life is Weeping Rabbi Me’irah Iliinski June 4, 2019 Fort Collins
Plenary Hugging the Death: Dealing with Death at the Israeli
Defense Forces
Dr. Yakir Englander June 4, 2019 Fort Collins
Trauma and Mourning Chevrah Connections during Trauma Pat Cluss, Malke Frank, Jonathan Schachter June 4, 2019 Fort Collins
Trauma and Mourning The Meaning of Kiddush Hashem During the Holocaust Dr. Yakir Englander June 4, 2019 Fort Collins
Trauma and Mourning Chevrah Kadisha and Perpetuating Memories Eric Lidji June 4, 2019 Fort Collins
Trauma and Mourning Priestessing at the End of Life Kohenet Keshira haLev Fife June 4, 2019 Fort Collins
Trauma and Mourning Scenes that Involve Blood and Fatalities Rabbi Elisar Admon, Arthur R. Hessel, David Rose June 4, 2019 Fort Collins
Trauma and Mourning Forgotten Mourners Rabbi Daniel Greyber June 4, 2019 Fort Collins
Trauma and Mourning Dealing with Emotions Ellen Mossman-Glazer June 4, 2019 Fort Collins
Trauma and Mourning Building a Healing Place for the Grieving Vicky Kelman June 4, 2019 Fort Collins
Evening A Kavannah Kollage Rabbi Me’irah Iliinsky and Rabbi Eva Sax-Bolder June 4, 2019 Fort Collins
Evening Music at the End of Life and Beyond Beth Mosko June 4, 2019 Fort Collins
Evening Archive Display Shonna Husbands-Hankin and Eric Lidji June 4, 2019 Fort Collins
Evening Bikur Cholim From Ma’avar Yabbok Rabbi T’mimah Ickovits June 4, 2019 Fort Collins
Plenary Loving Body and Soul Rabbi Ebn Leader June 5, 2019 Fort Collins
Taharah Buddhist and Jewish Perspectives Dr. Yakir Englander June 5, 2019 Fort Collins
Liturgy Visiting the Dead Rabbi Ebn Leader June 5, 2019 Fort Collins
Facing Death Spiritual Wills and Ethical Wills Holly Blue Hawkins June 5, 2019 Fort Collins
Funeral and Burial Storefront Funeral Homes Adele Eastman and Chris Goes June 5, 2019 Fort Collins
Taharah Red Heifer Ritual Matt Harle, Heidi Katz, David Zinner June 5, 2019 Fort Collins
Liturgy Family Side of Medical Aid in Dying Rabbi Avivah Erlick June 5, 2019 Fort Collins
Facing Death When Movies Won’t Let Us Die Abe Friedtanzer June 5, 2019 Fort Collins
Funeral and Burial Green Burial Today Stephany Goes June 5, 2019 Fort Collins
Plenary Mapping the Journey: The Mourner and The Soul Rabbi Me’irah Iliinsky June 3, 2018 Bethesda
Taharah What’s Going on in Your Chevrah Rena Boroditsky June 3, 2018 Bethesda
Chaplaincy and Comfort Dealing with Emotions after Taharah – Rabbi Mel
Glazer Memorial
Ellen Glazer, Rabbi Ilan Glazer, David Zinner June 3, 2018 Bethesda
Community Education Movie: Coco Rabbi Stuart Kelman June 3, 2018 Bethesda
Funerals and Burial Funeral Home Contracting Arthur Hessel June 3, 2018 Bethesda
Taharah Taharah Demo Rick Light June 3, 2018 Bethesda
Taharah Taharah Complications Rena Boroditsky, David Zinner June 3, 2018 Bethesda
Chaplaincy and Comfort From Requiems to Laughter Cantor Ben Kintisch June 3, 2018 Bethesda
Funerals and Burial Weaving Memories Rabbi Janet Madden June 3, 2018 Bethesda
Evening Ancient Midrash: Moshe Denies His Death Jean Berman, Holly Blue Hawkins, Rabbi Me’irah
Iliinsky
June 3, 2018 Bethesda
Plenary Influence and Role of Ancient Jewish Women in
Lament, Funerals, Burials
Professor Kathleen Corley Schuhart June 3, 2018 Bethesda
Evening Comforting Souls: Music for the End of Life Cantor Naomi Hirsch, Rabbi Rayzel Raphael June 3, 2018 Bethesda
Plenary Greening the End of Life, for the Sake of the Living Rabbi Fred Dobb June 4, 2018 Bethesda
Taharah Spirit Taharah Liturgy Text Study Dan Fendel, Rabbi Stuart Kelman June 4, 2018 Bethesda
Taharah Emotions Smoothing Chevrah Relationships Jean Berman, Rick Light, Kerry Swartz June 4, 2018 Bethesda
Taharah Practical Taharah Injury Prevention Ellie Barbarash, David Zinner June 4, 2018 Bethesda
Community Education Women’s Funeral Rituals Professor Kathleen Corley Schuhart June 4, 2018 Bethesda
Funerals and Burial Greening Cemeteries Panel June 4, 2018 Bethesda
Taharah Emotions Expanding the Role of Chevrah Leadership Holly Blue Hawkins June 4, 2018 Bethesda
Taharah Practical Taharah and Shmirah Scheduling Michael Legatt, Gail Tosto June 4, 2018 Bethesda
Chaplaincy and Comfort Kavod Conversation Rabbi Sonya Starr and David Zinner June 4, 2018 Bethesda
Community Education Building a Healing Place for the Grieving Vicky Kelman June 4, 2018 Bethesda
Funerals and Burial Non-profit Cemeteries Rabbi Gary Gans June 4, 2018 Bethesda
Plenary Creating Sacred Community Nina Rubin June 4, 2018 Bethesda
Taharah Spirit Conflicting End-of-Life Priorities Rabbi Avivah Erlick, Rabbi Janet Madden June 4, 2018 Bethesda
Taharah Practical The Well-Dressed Jewish Corpse Isaac Pollak June 4, 2018 Bethesda
Chaplaincy and Comfort Halacha and Minhag in Community Gitta Jaroslawicz Neufeld June 4, 2018 Bethesda
Community Education Biblical Views of the Afterlife Reb Simcha Raphael June 4, 2018 Bethesda
Funerals and Burial Legal Non-Licensed Funerals and Burials Rabbi Daniel Wasserman June 4, 2018 Bethesda
Taharah Spirit Hakafot: Sacred Circles Rabbi T’mimah Ickovits June 4, 2018 Bethesda
Taharah Emotions Rebbe and His Maid Ilyse Kramer June 4, 2018 Bethesda
Taharah Practical Meit or Niftar Rabbi Stuart Kelman June 4, 2018 Bethesda
Chaplaincy and Comfort Keriah Rabbi Janet Madden June 4, 2018 Bethesda
Community Education The Therapy of Jewish Afterlife Perspectives Rabbi Gary Fink June 4, 2018 Bethesda
Funerals and Burial Cemetery Preservation Strategies Eileen McGuckian, David Zinner June 4, 2018 Bethesda
Evening Movie: Living While Dying Cathy Zheutlin June 4, 2018 Bethesda
Plenary Weaving the Stories of Our Ancestors in Stone Laurie Gross June 4, 2018 Bethesda
Evening Magic Show: Near Death Experience Neil Tobin June 4, 2018 Bethesda
Plenary The Alef-Bet of Death: A Guide for the Dying from
Jewish Traditional Sources
Rabbi Ariel Stone June 5, 2018 Bethesda
Taharah Spirit Creating Our Own Taharah Liturgy Toni Bickart June 5, 2018 Bethesda
Taharah Emotions Music: Healing and Hope Rabbi Janet Madden, Cantor Jan Morrison, Rabbi Eva Sax-Bolder June 5, 2018 Bethesda
Community Education Cremation: Jewish & Ecological Perspectives Hal Miller-Jacobs June 5, 2018 Bethesda
Funerals and Burial Jewish Perspectives on Physician Assisted Death Rabbi Avivah Erlick, Arielle Friedtanzer June 5, 2018 Bethesda
Taharah Beyond Gender Separation in Taharah: Expanding the
Limits of Taharah
Rabbi Avivah Erlick, Lynn Greenhough June 18, 2017 San Rafael
Community Funeral Home Starting and Managing A Community Funeral Home Tour
and Program
Sam Salkin June 18, 2017 San Rafael
Cemetery Helping Cemeteries Handle Data Lori Salberg June 18, 2017 San Rafael
Text Study Conservative Teshuva on Transgender Rabbi Stuart Kelman June 18, 2017 San Rafael
Taharah Taharah: The Emotions We Experience David Zinner June 18, 2017 San Rafael
Spiritual Care Mapping the Journey of the Soul Rabbi Me’irah Iliinsky June 18, 2017 San Rafael
Cemetery Expansion of a Small Community Cemetery Steve Matles June 18, 2017 San Rafael
Plenary Threading the Needle and the End-of-Life Option Act Rabbi Peretz Wolf-Prusan June 19, 2017 San Rafael
Text Study Jack Riemer Drashot Rabbi Joe Blair June 19, 2017 San Rafael
Taharah Infection Control in Taharah Dan Doernberg, Dr. Michael Slater June 19, 2017 San Rafael
Taharah Basic Taharah Demo Susan Barnes June 19, 2017 San Rafael
Spiritual Care Rehearsing Your Own Death Nancy Dotti, Rabbi Eva Sax-Bolder June 19, 2017 San Rafael
Cemetery UK Perspective On Restoring Cemetery Sites and Green
Burial
Colin Joseph June 19, 2017 San Rafael
Text Study Vidui al HaMitah Rabbi Stacy Friedman June 19, 2017 San Rafael
Taharah Expanding Taharah Rabbi Avivah Erlick, Holly Blue Hawkins June 19, 2017 San Rafael
Taharah Taharah Q & A Susan Barnes, Rena Boroditsky, Rick Light June 19, 2017 San Rafael
Spiritual Care Community Building After Loss Dr. Patrick Arbore, Samantha Feld, Dara Kosberg June 19, 2017 San Rafael
Cemetery Creating Returns on Perpetual Care Investments Charlie Meyers June 19, 2017 San Rafael
Plenary Conversation Project: Discussing End of Life Wishes
in Your Congregation
Rev Rosemary Lloyd June 19, 2017 San Rafael
Taharah Renewing Sacred Circuits: Cultivating the Divine
Feminine
Rabbi T’mimah Ickovits June 19, 2017 San Rafael
Taharah Death, Stories, and Transformation Rick Light June 19, 2017 San Rafael
Spiritual Care Implementing the Conversation Project Rev Rosemary Lloyd, David Zinner June 19, 2017 San Rafael
Cemetery Site Utilization and Cemetery Restoration Shirley Barnett, Bill Pechet June 19, 2017 San Rafael
Text Study Taharah Liturgy Dan Fendel, Rabbi Stuart Kelman June 19, 2017 San Rafael
Taharah Navigating the Liminal Place – a play Rabbi Me’irah Iliinsky June 19, 2017 San Rafael
Spiritual Care Jewish Reincarnation: Fact or Fiction Rabbi Menachem Landa June 19, 2017 San Rafael
Cemetery Cemetery Vandalism, Insurance, and Continuity Harley Felstein June 19, 2017 San Rafael
Evening A New Kind of Heroism Dr. Jessica Zitter June 19, 2017 San Rafael
Plenary Navigating Cremation’s Impact – Practical and
Theoretical Trends, Environment, Cemetery, Taharah, Halachic
Panel June 20, 2017 San Rafael
Text Study Meit or Niftar Rabbi Stuart Kelman June 20, 2017 San Rafael
Taharah Reactions to Animation Jeremy Shuback June 20, 2017 San Rafael
Taharah Experience of Shmirah Ruth Minka, Cathy Steirn June 20, 2017 San Rafael
Spiritual Care Stories, Grief, and Healing Jean Berman, Dr. Dawn Gross June 20, 2017 San Rafael
Text Study Power of Kaddish Rabbi SaraLeya Schley June 20, 2017 San Rafael
Taharah Our Tables as Tickets to Olam HaBa Beth Huppin June 20, 2017 San Rafael
Taharah Education: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly Edna Stewart June 20, 2017 San Rafael
Spiritual Care Understanding the 23rd Psalm Rabbi Dr. Raphael Goldstein June 20, 2017 San Rafael
Plenary The Chevrah Kadisha Movement David Zinner June 5, 2016 Lexington
Taharah Taharah Demonstration Rick Light June 5, 2016 Lexington
Taharah Home Taharah Jean Berman, Sally Shannon June 5, 2016 Lexington
Taharah Chevrah Communication Rena Boroditsky, Bella Rosner June 5, 2016 Lexington
Taharah Summoning the Angels: Songs and a Blessing for the
Transition
Rabbi Me’irah Iliinsky June 5, 2016 Lexington
Taharah Taharah Minhagim – Learning from Each Other Rena Boroditsky June 5, 2016 Lexington
Transition Blessing of the Hands – Taharah Closing Ritual Rabbi Me’irah Iliinsky June 5, 2016 Lexington
Community Education and Involvement Community Funeral Home – Starting, Managing, and
Challenges
Colin Joseph, David Zinner June 5, 2016 Lexington
Community Education and Involvement Nichum Aveilim – A Guide for the Comforter Dan Fendel, Rabbi Stuart Kelman June 5, 2016 Lexington
Community Education and Involvement Come Sit with Us: New Approaches to Sitting Shmirah Julia Epstein, Shoshana Halle, Jane Hoberman, Cathy
Steirn
June 5, 2016 Lexington
Community Education and Involvement So Your Values Live On: Ethical Wills Bob Russman-Halperin June 5, 2016 Lexington
Plenary A Conversation on the Movement to Comfort the Dying,
Bury the Dead, and Mourn as a Jew
Anita Diamant June 5, 2016 Lexington
Plenary The Holy Ark was Hidden – Nurturing the Soul As We Face Death Rabbi Sara Paasche-Orlow June 6, 2016 Lexington
Text Study Jewish Rites of Death: Feelings Through Stories Rick Light June 6, 2016 Lexington
Text Study Maavar Yabbok – Adding Hakafot with Kavanot to the Taharah Ritual Rabbi T’mimah Ickovits June 6, 2016 Lexington
Text Study Death, Burial and Mourning in Torah Reb Simcha Raphael June 6, 2016 Lexington
Text Study Exploring the Meaning of Taharah Rabbi Stuart Kelman June 6, 2016 Lexington
Plenary Honoring the Embodied Image of God Rabbi Nehemia Polen June 6, 2016 Lexington
Community Education and Involvement Preparing For Death: A Course Based Upon Maavar
Yabok, A Chaplain’s Guide for Jewish Practices for End of Life Care
Rabbi Rick Kline June 6, 2016 Lexington
Community Education and Involvement Illustrating Jewish Values in Death and Mourning Rabbi Me’irah Iliinsky June 6, 2016 Lexington
Community Education and Involvement Death Cafe and Chevrah Kadisha Rena Boroditsky June 6, 2016 Lexington
Community Education and Involvement Gender Identity in the Chevrah Kadisha Context Rabbi Victor Reinstein and Melinda Strauss June 6, 2016 Lexington
Community Education and Involvement Community Education Models – Sharing the Wealth David Zinner June 6, 2016 Lexington
Plenary Exploring the Conference Experience David Zinner June 7, 2016 Lexington
Diverse Aspects of Taharah Taharah Injury Prevention Rachel Braun and David Zinner June 7, 2016 Lexington
Diverse Aspects of Taharah Understanding Moed Katan Dan Fendel June 7, 2016 Lexington
Plenary Panel Discussion: Leadership Perspectives – Rosh in the tahara room, leading a home tahara, infusing leadership skills into the
entire community; cemetery board leadership
February 22, 2015 Austin
Tahara The Essence of Tahara Rabbi Avivah Erlick and Rick Light February 22, 2015 Austin
Jewish Burial Green Burial February 22, 2015 Austin
Community Building Volunteer Recruitment, Care and Support February 22, 2015 Austin
Tahara Transformational Power of Water Rabbi T’mimah Ickovits February 22, 2015 Austin
Jewish Burial Burial Liturgy and Rituals Dan Fendel and Rabbi Stuart Kelman February 22, 2015 Austin
Community Building Austin Shmirah: A Community Based Approach to Honoring
the Dead
Gail Tosto February 22, 2015 Austin
Plenary Crypto-Jewish Studies and Hispanic-Jewish Relations Rabbi Dr. Peter Tarlow February 22, 2015 Austin
Plenary Ebola and Infection Control – Lessons Learned February 23, 2015 Austin
Traditional Tahara Tahara Demonstration Rick Light February 23, 2015 Austin
Family Centered Tahara Tahara at Home: Techniques and Technicalities Rabbi Avivah Erlick and Holly Blue Hawkins February 23, 2015 Austin
Jewish Burial History of Burial Societies and Congregations in
Texas
Debra Winegarten February 23, 2015 Austin
Community Building Sewing Shrouds as a Community Building Activity February 23, 2015 Austin
Traditional Tahara Tahara Demo Q&A Rena Boroditsky February 23, 2015 Austin
Family Centered Tahara New Clients, New Approaches Sally Shannon and Jean Berman February 23, 2015 Austin
Jewish Burial Cremated Remains – Shall You Surely Bury Them? February 23, 2015 Austin
Plenary End of Life Directives Fred Helms February 23, 2015 Austin
Traditional Tahara Tahara Liturgy Dan Fendel and Rabbi Stuart Kelman February 23, 2015 Austin
Family Centered Tahara Why We Do This – Intro to Family Centered Tahara Rabbi Avivah Erlick, Jean Berman, Sally Shannon,
Holly Blue Hawkins, Stephanie Sahanow
February 23, 2015 Austin
Jewish Burial Developing an Association of Jewish Cemeteries February 23, 2015 Austin
Community Building Establishing Leadership and Community Partnerships February 23, 2015 Austin
Family Centered Tahara Tahara at Home: Creative Approaches Jean Berman and Holly Blue Hawkins February 23, 2015 Austin
Jewish Burial Interfaith Sections in Jewish Cemeteries Mitzi Chafitz and Fred Helms February 23, 2015 Austin
Community Building Family Support Through Preparations February 23, 2015 Austin
Tahara K’rovei Yisrael: Honoring Non-Jews Rick Light February 23, 2015 Austin
Community Building Family Support Through Rituals February 23, 2015 Austin
Plenary Panel Discussion: Assessing Emotional Readiness of
Family Members, Chevra Members, and Celebrants>
February 23, 2015 Austin
Plenary Nichum Aveilim Dan Fendel and Rabbi Stuart Kelman February 24, 2015 Austin
Traditional Tahara Organ Donation and Autopsy February 24, 2015 Austin
Family Centered Tahara The Family-Centered Rosh/Celebrant Rabbi Avivah Erlick and Sally Shannon February 24, 2015 Austin
Training Training the Trainers February 24, 2015 Austin
Tahara Working with Your Funeral Home Mitzi Chafitz and Fred Helms February 24, 2015 Austin
Plenary Chronicle of Florida’s Jews Marcia Jo Zerivitz March 23, 2014

Miami Beach
Tahara Tahara Issues – Kavanah, Cremation after Tahara,
Street Clothes, Identification Viewing
David Zinner March 23, 2014

Miami Beach
Cemetery Florida’s Jewish Cemeteries Marcia Jo Zerivitz March 23, 2014 Miami Beach
Cemetery Using Your Data to Promote Your Cemetery Jeff Doty March 23, 2014 Miami Beach
Chevra Kadisha Injury Prevention and Infection Control for Chevra
Kadisha Members
Laura Rocco March 23, 2014 Miami Beach
Tahara Post Tahara – Closings, Emotions, Feelings Rabbi Mel Glazer March 23, 2014 Miami Beach
Chevra Kadisha My Gift of Grace – Learning the Game of Life and
Death
Rabbi Mel Glazer March 23, 2014 Miami Beach
Cemetery Yahrzeit Marketing Sharon Rosen March 23, 2014 Miami Beach
Evening Honoring Rabbi Maurice Lamm March 23, 2014 Miami Beach
Evening Jewish Ghost Stories Reb Simcha Raphael March 23, 2014 Miami Beach
Plenary Bruria’s Cry – The Need for a Continuum of Comfort Reb Simcha Raphael March 24, 2014 Miami Beach
Chevra Kadisha Legal Issues Rabbi Arthur Grae March 24, 2014 Miami Beach
Tahara Tahara Demo Rick Light March 24, 2014 Miami Beach
Para Chaplaincy Volunteer Empowerment Rabbi Fred Klein and David Zinner March 24, 2014 Miami Beach
Cemetery Cemetery Endowment Fund Investments Charlie Meyers March 24, 2014 Miami Beach
Chevra Kadisha Teaching your Community how to Pre-plan for Funeral,
Burial and much more
Kerry Swartz March 24, 2014 Miami Beach
Tahara Tahara Demo Q and A David Zinner March 24, 2014 Miami Beach
Para Chaplaincy Preparing for Death – Vidui Rabbi Stuart Kelman March 24, 2014 Miami Beach
Cemetery Linking Genealogy and Federation to your Cemetery Mona Morris March 24, 2014 Miami Beach
Plenary Educating the Community about Jewish Burial
Practices – Challenges and Strategies
Rochel Berman March 24, 2014 Miami Beach
Chevra Kadisha Educating the Community about Jewish Burial
Practices – Brainstorming the Possibilities
Rochel Berman March 24, 2014 Miami Beach
Tahara Safe Patient Handling David Zinner March 24, 2014 Miami Beach
Para Chaplaincy Introduction to Tahara Rick Light and Vickie Weitzenhofer March 24, 2014 Miami Beach
Cemetery Issues in Cemetery Operations Panel from Raleigh, Richmond, Burlington, London
(England), Bethlehem (New Hampshire) and Philadelphia
March 24, 2014 Miami Beach
Chevra Kadisha Community Chevra Kadisha David Zabarsky from Raleigh, Judith Himber from
Boston, and Rick Light from Santa Fe
March 24, 2014 Miami Beach
Tahara How Belief in the Afterlife Can Transform Jewish
Rituals
Reb Simcha Raphael March 24, 2014 Miami Beach
Para Chaplaincy Journey of the Comforters Rabbi Stuart Kelman and Dan Fendel March 24, 2014 Miami Beach
Chevra Kadisha Working with Your Funeral Home Rabbi Leibel Miller March 24, 2014 Miami Beach
Tahara Polishing the Soul: The Jewish Journey Rabbi Anne Brener March 24, 2014 Miami Beach
Tahara Knot Tying Rena Boroditsky March 24, 2014 Miami Beach
Para Chaplaincy Caring for the Care Giver Judith Lieber March 24, 2014 Miami Beach
Cemetery Cemetery Track Wrap-up – Open Discussion Harley Felstein March 24, 2014 Miami Beach
Plenary Reflections on Reflections Rabbi Jack Riemer March 24, 2014 Miami Beach
Evening Death Cafés – What are they and How to do them
Jewishly
Rena Boroditsky and Friends March 24, 2014 Miami Beach
Plenary Gamliel Institute – history and future March 25, 2014 Miami Beach
Plenary Rabbi Jack Riemer’s Drashot on End-of-Life
Traditions – Reality of Death, Funeral, Burial, Shiva
Rabbi Joe Blair March 25, 2014 Miami Beach
Gamliel Kaddish, El Malei Rachamim and Yizkor as they fit
into a Theology of Jewish memory
Rabbi Larry Hoffman March 25, 2014 Miami Beach
Gamliel Gamliel Institute Course 5 and Mission to NYC,
Prague and Israel
March 25, 2014 Miami Beach
Gamliel Machpelah, Kohen Gadol and Solomon’s Couch in the
Zohar
Rabbi Danny Matt March 25, 2014 Miami Beach
Plenary Values Rabbi Joshua Elkin June 9, 2013 Philadelphia
Tahara Tahara Demo Rick Light June 9, 2013 Philadelphia
Chevra Kadisha Working with Orthodox Communities – Experience from
the Field
Kerry Swartz June 9, 2013 Philadelphia
Cemetery Optimal Utilization of Cemetery Grounds Bill Pechet June 9, 2013 Philadelphia
Tahara Tahara Closing Rituals Robin Black and Rabbi Me’irah Iliinsky June 9, 2013 Philadelphia
Tahara Knot Tying Workshop – Go and Shin Some More Vickie Weitzenhofer and Rena Boroditsky June 9, 2013 Philadelphia
Cemetery Future of Cemeteries David Shipper June 9, 2013 Philadelphia
Plenary Non-Jews in the Jewish Community Rabbi Stuart Kelman June 10, 2013 Philadelphia
Chevra Kadisha Organ and Tissue Donation – Experience from the
Field
David Zinner June 10, 2013 Philadelphia
Tahara Processing Emotions after Tahara Rabbi Mel Glazer June 10, 2013 Philadelphia
Cemetery Non-Jewish sections in Jewish Cemeteries Jerry Schwell June 10, 2013 Philadelphia
Tahara Burial in the Holy Land at the End of Days Naomi Koltun-Fromm June 10, 2013 Philadelphia
Cemetery Endowment Funds – Investments Adam Sheer and Charlie Myers June 10, 2013 Philadelphia
Tahara Who’s Talking to Whom When We Do a Tahara? Rabbi Stuart Kelman and Dan Fendel June 10, 2013 Philadelphia
Cemetery Cremation and Jewish Cemeteries Harley Felstein June 10, 2013 Philadelphia
Cemetery State Cemetery Regulations Samuel Domsky and Garry Miller June 10, 2013 Philadelphia
Cemetery New Revenue Sources for Cemeteries Garry Miller June 10, 2013 Philadelphia
Plenary State of the Chevra Kadisha Movement David Zinner June 11, 2013 Philadelphia
Chevra Kadisha SCI – Stewart Merger – Implications for the Chevra
Kadisha
June 11, 2013 Los
Angeles
Tahara Tahara Demo Rick Light June 10, 2012 Los
Angeles
Chaplaincy Chaplaining a Community in the Wake of a Disaster Rabbi Myrna Matsa June 10, 2012 Los
Angeles
Chevra Kadisha Ethical Wills Muriel Dance June 10, 2012 Los
Angeles
Tahara Moving Tahara Andrea Hodos and Aliza Shapiro June 10, 2012 Los
Angeles
Cemetery Israeli Cemeteries Rabbi Joe Wernik June 10, 2012 Los
Angeles
Cemetery Natural Burial and Green Cemeteries Rabbi Stuart Kelman, Father Charles Morris, Joe
Sehee, Shari Wof, Jeremy Kaplan
June 10, 2012 Los
Angeles
Chevra Kadisha Outreach to the next Generation Terry Wunder June 11, 2012 Los
Angeles
Tahara Processing Emotions After Doing a Tahara Rabbi Mel Glazer June 11, 2012 Los
Angeles
Plenary Grief as a Spiritual Path Rabbi Anne Brener June 11, 2012 Los
Angeles
Tahara Tahara as an Environmental Practice Rabbi Janet Madden June 11, 2012 Los
Angeles
Cemetery Halachic Issues Rabbi Elliot Dorff June 11, 2012 Los
Angeles
Evening Chanting During Tahara Rabbi Shefa Gold June 11, 2012 Los
Angeles
Plenary State of the Chevra Kadisha Movement David Zinner June 12, 2012 Los Angeles
Chevra Kadisha Organizing a North American Education Effort –
Burial vs Cremation
June 12, 2012 Los
Angeles
Chaplaincy Creating Funerals for Unaffiliated Families Rabbi Stan Levy June 12, 2012 Los
Angeles
Chevra Kadisha Muslim Practices Around Death and Burial June 12, 2012 Los
Angeles
Cemetery Your Cemetery – Insurance, Endowment funds –
Unanswered Questions Unresolved Issues – Brainstorming and Networking
June 12, 2012 Los
Angeles
Plenary What Are We Made For? Jewish Ethics, Organ Donation,
and End of Life Care
Professor Laurie Zoloth June 12, 2011 Chicago
Chevra Kadisha History of Chicago’s JSS Rabbis Schaye Abramowitz and Moshe Wolf June 12, 2011 Chicago
Tahara Tahara Demonstration Rick Light June 12, 2011 Chicago
Chaplaincy Why We Need Death Panels Professor Laurie Zoloth June 12, 2011 Chicago
Chaplaincy After the Funeral: Jewish and Clinical
Perspectives
Rabbi Joseph Ozarowski and Elizabeth Siegel Cohen,
LCSW
June 12, 2011 Chicago
Cemetery Jewish Genealogy and the Value of Cemetery Records Nolan Altman June 12, 2011 Chicago
Chevra Kadisha Growing and Renewing Your Chevra Kadisha Moderator: Nisan Chavkin Panelists: Deborah Brown,
Robb Seltzer,Vickie Weitzenhoffer
June 12, 2011 Chicago
Chevra Kadisha Tahara and Autopsy? How to Work with Your Medical
Examiner
Dr. Nancy Jones June 12, 2011 Chicago
Tahara Processing Emotions After Doing a Tahara Rabbi Mel Glazer June 12, 2011 Chicago
Chaplaincy A Death in the Community: Masechet Semachot Rabbi Dena Bodian June 12, 2011 Chicago
Cemetery What Jewish Cemeteries Need to Know Richard Fishman June 12, 2011 Chicago
Cemetery Cemeteries and Federations Working Together D. Sarnat and C. Weiss June 12, 2011 Chicago
Plenary A Responsa Study – The Seridei Aish on Tahara in a
Case of Cremation
Rabbi Joseph Ozarowski June 12, 2011 Chicago
Evening Humor in Deadpan Alley David Zinner June 12, 2011 Chicago
Plenary Social Networking for Community Engagement Michael Hoffman June 13, 2011 Chicago
Chevra Kadisha Non-Profit Funeral Home Caucus Rabbi Me’irah Iliinsky June 13, 2011 Chicago
Chevra Kadisha Non-Profit Funeral Home Panel Sam Salkin June 13, 2011 Chicago
Tahara Tahara and Tumah Rabbi Michael Balinsky June 13, 2011 Chicago
Tahara Comforting the Deceased: Modern Tahara Ceremony David Sclar June 13, 2011 Chicago
Chaplaincy Toward a Methodology for Using Classic Jewish Texts
to Make End of Life Decisions
Rabbi Benay Lappe June 13, 2011 Chicago
Cemetery Social Media: Marketing Your Cemetery Michael Hoffman and Sandy Rife June 13, 2011 Chicago
Cemetery Cemetery Mismanagement Lolly Bowean, Richard Fishman, Harvey Lapin June 13, 2011 Chicago
Plenary Transgender Issues Lynn Greenough and Noach Dzurma June 13, 2011 Chicago
Chevra Kadisha Transgender Issues in the Chevra Kadisha Lynn Greenough and Noach Dzurma June 13, 2011 Chicago
Tahara Advanced Tahara: Infection Control and Other Issues Dr. Michael Slater June 13, 2011 Chicago
Chaplaincy Moments Held Legacy Work: Bob’s Story Todd Hochberg and Rabbi Ruth Gelfarb June 13, 2011 Chicago
Cemetery Halakhic Issues Panel Rabbis Maralee Gordon, Peter Knobel, and Joseph
Ozorowski
June 13, 2011 Chicago
Chevra Kadisha Organizing a North American Education Effort –
Burial vs Cremation
Rabbi Me’irah Iliinsky and Barbara Kavadias June 13, 2011 Chicago
Tahara Who’s Talking to Whom When We Do a Tahara? Rabbi Stuart Kelman and Dan Fendel June 13, 2011 Chicago
Chaplaincy Doing What Few Do: The Effects of Trauma and
Resilience on Caregivers
Charlotte Mallon and Robin Levine June 13, 2011 Chicago
Cemetery Understanding Your Cemetery’s Financial Health David Hoguet June 13, 2011 Chicago
Plenary Burial In Israel – A Contemporary Perspective Rabbi Seth Farber June 13, 2011 Chicago
Plenary State of the Chevra Kadisha Movement David Zinner June 14, 2011 Chicago
Chevra Kadisha Transitions, Leadership, and Succession David Zinner June 14, 2011 Chicago
Cemetery Use of GIS Technology for Cemetery Record and
Property Management
James Petro June 14, 2011 Chicago
Chevra Kadisha Muslim Practices Around Death and Burial Harun Firdausi June 14, 2011 Chicago
Plenary Jewish Buddhist and Hindu – Comparative Meditations
on Death
Laurie Patton June 6, 2010 Atlanta
Tahara Tahara Demonstration Rick Light and Atlanta CK team June 6, 2010 Atlanta
Education Educating the Jewish community about Jewish
traditions
Rena Boroditsky, Cindy Hirsch, Cantor Donna Faye
Marcus, Chava Gal Or
June 6, 2010 Atlanta
Cemetery Chesed Shel Emet and the Hebrew Free Burial
Associaton
Amy Koplow June 6, 2010 Atlanta
Plenary The Future of Cemeteries Richard Fishman June 7, 2010 Atlanta
Tahara Complicated Tahara Dr. Michael Slater June 7, 2010 Atlanta
Cemetery Cemetery Regulation Richard Fishman June 7, 2010 Atlanta
Plenary Afterlife and Immortality, Resurrection and
Reincarnation: A Traveler’s Guide to The World Beyond for Contemporary Hevra
Kaddisha
Reb Simcha Raphael June 7, 2010 Atlanta
Chaplaincy A Child’s Guide in Coping with a Loved One’s Death Rabbi Rachmiel Tobesman June 7, 2010 Atlanta
Tahara Organ and Tissue Donation June 7, 2010 Atlanta
Chaplaincy Near-Death Experiences and Afterlife In Zohar:
Implications for Hevra Kaddisha
Reb Simcha Raphael June 7, 2010 Atlanta
Plenary Caring for the Caregivers Rabbi Mel Glazer June 7, 2010 Atlanta
Plenary Green Burial and Green Cemeteries David Zinner June 8, 2010 Atlanta
Tahara Infection Control for Chevra Members Dr. Michael Bell June 8, 2010 Atlanta
Cemetery Making Cemetery Rituals More Meaningful – From
Consecration to Burial to Parallel lines to Handwashing
Rabbi Me’irah Iliinisky June 8, 2010 Atlanta
Chaplaincy Rituals – Round Table Discussion Rabbi Me’irah Iliinsky June 8, 2010 Atlanta
Plenary God’s Untold Tale Reb Mimi Feigelson June 7, 2009 Berkeley
Plenary Ground Burial and Cremation – Text Study –
Historical trends – Responsa – Impact on Cemeteries – Impact on the Chevra
Kadisha – Perspective of Rabbis – Strategies – Action Plan – Organizing
Implementation
Rabbi Josh Strulewitz, Rabbi Steven Pearce, Rabbi
Chai Levy
June 7, 2009 Berkeley
Plenary Jewish Cemetery Association of North America (JCANA)
– An Introduction
Ralph Zuckman June 7, 2009 Berkeley
Tahara Tahara Demo – Rechitza (Washing), Tachrichim (Burial
Garments) and Tefilah (Prayers)
Rick Light June 7, 2009 Berkeley
Nechama The Art of Comfort Rabbi Anne Brener and Nancy Katz June 7, 2009 Berkeley
Cemetery Small Cemeteries in a Large Cemetery Setting Sheldon Barr
Carol Hochstadt
Barry Pitegoff
June 7, 2009 Berkeley
Cemetery Genealogy – Internet Access to Cemetery
Information
Gary Mokotoff and
Quinton Atkinson
June 7, 2009 Berkeley
Tahara Torah of Six Feet Under Jhos Singer June 7, 2009 Berkeley
Tahara Complicated Tahara Physical and Emotional Issues Carol Cunradi June 7, 2009 Berkeley
Nechama Grief and Growing Camp Vicky Kelman June 7, 2009 Berkeley
Cemetery Cemetery Imaging and Green Cemeteries Elizabeth Wilson-Agin and Raymond Soudah June 7, 2009 Berkeley
Evening Katrina and New Orleans and Disaster Preparedness – The Role of the Chevra Kadisha Ellen Cleary and Sandy Lassen June 7, 2009 Berkeley
Evening Reb Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev – Life and Legend Reb Mimi Feigelson June 7, 2009 Berkeley
Plenary Intermarriage Breakout Sessions –
A. The Impact on Burial
B. The Impact on Tahara
C. The Impact on Mourning
Rabbi Stuart Kelman, Rose Levenson, Glenn Massarano,
Rabbi Mimi Weisel
June 8, 2009 Berkeley
Plenary Self-Revelation as Religious Obligation Reb Mimi Feigelson June 8, 2009 Berkeley
Cemetery Re-Visioning – How Volunteers can Revitalize a
Cemetery
Bill Pechet June 8, 2009 Berkeley
Cemetery Cemetery Continuity Hayden Burrus,
Steve Venick,
Stan Kaplan,
Dave Hoguet
June 8, 2009 Berkeley
Plenary State of the Chevra Kadisha Movement David Zinner June 8, 2009 Berkeley
Chevra Kadisha The Springfield Funeral Story Hannah Dresner June 8, 2009 Berkeley
Tahara Attending the Dead – Comparing Jewish and Chris=
tian
Perspectives
Rabbi Menachem Creditor June 8, 2009 Berkeley
Tahara Organ & Tissue Donations – State of the Body Mina Gates June 8, 2009 Berkeley
Nechama Networking Yoga – Self-Directed Walking June 8, 2009 Berkeley
Cemetery Computer Software Angela Knowles June 8, 2009 Berkeley
Nechama Midrashim Chayyim: Listening, Life Review and Legacy Linda Blachman June 8, 2009 Berkeley
Nechama Last Words, Lasting Words: Re-viewing the Deathbed
Confessional
Alison Jordan June 8, 2009 Berkeley
Cemetery Preservation of Older Cemeteries Gail Sussman June 8, 2009 Berkeley
Cemetery Gold Rush Cemeteries Susan Morris June 8, 2009 Berkeley
Gamliel On The Cusp of Life –
The Art of Saying Goodbye
Reb Mimi Feigelson June 9, 2009 Berkeley
Plenary What Does It Take to Save a Life? Jewish
Perspectives on Organ and Tissue Donation
Lisa Dinhofer June 1, 2008 Edison
Plenary Jews and the American Funeral: A Survey of American Responsa Dr. Ruth Langer June 1, 2008 Edison
Plenary Telling the Chevra Kadisha Story – Can Grownups Show Passion and Express Emotion? David Zinner June 2, 2008 Edison
Plenary Reinfusing Ruach, Normalizing Neshama: Envisioning A Spirit-Based Model of Chevra Kadisha Work Reb Simcha Raphael June 2, 2008 Edison
Plenary The Gamliel Institute – Energizing Our Community Leaders to Take Back the Mitzvot – How Tahara, Shmira, and the Entire Continuum from Bikkur Cholim through Mourning can Radically Change our Jewish Community Rabbi Stuart Kelman June 2, 2008 Edison
Chaplaincy Viddui – The Final Confession Rabbi Stuart Kelman and Alison Jordan June 1, 2008 Edison
Chaplaincy Do We Grieve Differently? – Exploring and Understanding the Difference Between Men and Women’s Reactions to Death Rabbi Shira Stern and Rabbi Ephraim Karp June 2, 2008 Edison
Chaplaincy Death and Grief in Specialized Settings Rabbi Moshe Abramowitz, Chaplain Sheila Segal, and Chaplain Pearl Labovic June 2, 2008 Edison
Chaplaincy Exploring Issues in Dying, Death and Mourning: Helping families work through death-related issues – Intermarried and intra-marriage family decisions; long distance logistics Rabbi Tsurah August, Rabbi Joseph Ozarowski, Rabbi Sandy Berliner, Rabbi David Glicksman; Chaplain Laurie Dinerstein Kurs; Rabbi Stanley Asekoff June 2, 2008 Edison
Chaplaincy Exploring Issues in Dying, Death and Mourning: Talking to Families About Meaningful Rituals – funeral, burial, shiva, yahrtzeit Rabbi Tsurah August, Rabbi Joseph Ozarowski, Rabbi Sandy Berliner, Rabbi David Glicksman; Chaplain Laurie Dinerstein Kurs; Rabbi Stanley Asekoff June 2, 2008 Edison
Chaplaincy Bikkur Cholim is More than a Visit – Seizing the opportunity to recognize our blessings Eva Grayzel June 3, 2008 Edison
Cemetery Cemetery Ownership in New Jersey Rabbi Shammai Engelmayer June 1, 2008 Edison
Cemetery Bring Your Jewish Cemetery Back to Life Dr. Mona Shangold, Bardin Levavy, Sheldon Whitman, and Roni Berkowitz June 1, 2008 Edison
Cemetery Cemetery Vandalism Rabbi Abraham Mykoff June 2, 2008 Edison
Cemetery Together We Stand – Jewish Cemetery Associations Stan Kaplan and David Hoguet June 2, 2008 Edison
Cemetery The Future is Yours – Understanding the Cost of Perpetual Care Hayden Burrus June 2, 2008 Edison
Cemetery Issues in Jewish Cemetery Management June 3, 2008 Edison
Physical Chevra Kadisha Tahara – Advanced Issues – Balancing Chevra minhag and traditional practice Jackie Stromer June 1, 2008 Edison
Physical Chevra Kadisha Basic Tahara Demo Winnipeg Chevra Kadisha June 1, 2008 Edison
Physical Chevra Kadisha Cremation and Intermarriage – Developing a Chevra Kadisha Response Rena Boroditsky and Rick Light June 2, 2008 Edison
Physical Chevra Kadisha Organizing a Chevra Kadisha – Lessons from the Field Rabbi Me’irah Iliinsky, Sandra Towers, Nina Rubin, Malke Frank, Pat Cluss June 2, 2008 Edison
Physical Chevra Kadisha Exploring Death Related Education – for Youth, our Chevra, and our Community Karen Richter, Michael Slater, Michelle Caplan June 2, 2008 Edison
Physical Chevra Kadisha Chevra Kadisha Stories – Home Tahara Dr. Russell Jaffe, Rabbi David Bockman, Rabbi Sidney Applbaum June 3, 2008 Edison
Chevra Kadisha Spiritual and Emotional The Role of the Chevra Kadisha in Understanding Bereavement and Grief Lisa Dinhofer, Ellen Sabin, Risa Hanau June 1, 2008 Edison
Chevra Kadisha Spiritual and Emotional Tahara Emotions – Why Do Good People Do Difficult Things and How We Discuss It Rabbi Mel Glazer June 1, 2008 Edison
Chevra Kadisha Spiritual and Emotional Deathbed Meditations and Visualizations for the Dying and Those Who Care for Them Rabbi Steven Moss June 2, 2008 Edison
Chevra Kadisha Spiritual and Emotional Afterlife and the Soul in Kabbalah: Applications and Implications for Chevra Kadisha Reb Simcha Raphael June 2, 2008 Edison
Chevra Kadisha Spiritual and Emotional Tahara Liturgy – What do the prayers mean, why do we say them, how do they affect us? Rabbi Joseph Ozarowski June 3, 2008 Edison
Plenary Preserving The Past, Planning Our Futures Gary S. Cohn June 11-13, 2006 Portland
Plenary How Intermarriage Impacts Chevra Kadisha and
Cemetery Work
Rabbi Stuart Kelman June 11-13, 2006 Portland
Plenary Planning and Marketing of Cemetery Space Robert Levonian June 11-13, 2006 Portland
Plenary Current Issues Facing Jewish Cemeteries and Chevra Kadisha Rabbi Elliot Dorff June 11-13, 2006 Portland
Plenary Counseling the Bereaved Mindy Moline Botbol June 11-13, 2006 Portland
Plenary Chevra and Cemeteries: Where is the Chesed? Rabbi Dr. Joseph S. Ozarowski June 11-13, 2006 Portland
Emotional and Spiritual Comforting The Soul – Creating a Safe Place for a
Post-Tahara Discussion
Rabbi Mel Glazer June 5, 2005 New York
Emotional and Spiritual Chevra Kadisha First Responders – Comforting and
Helping the Newly Bereaved Family Make Initial Decisions
Jeff Davidson June 6, 2005 New York
Emotional and Spiritual Physical And Spiritual Care at The End of Life –
Balancing the Role of Rabbi and Chevra Kadisha
Rabbi Felicia Sol, Rabbi Jay Yaacov Schwartz, Helen
Radin, Susan Rosenthal
June 6, 2005 New York
Emotional and Spiritual Writing Through Grief: Obituaries, Eulogies and
Memoirs
Ari Goldman and Samuel Freedman June 6, 2005 New York
Emotional and Spiritual The One Who Heals the Broken Hearted: The
Psychological Wisdom of Bereavement in Halacha and Tradition
Rabbi Joseph Ozarowski June 7, 2005 New York
Communal Developing Good Working Relationships Between the
Funeral Home and Chevra Kadisha
Andy Fier, Wendy Kraft, Rena Boroditsky June 5, 2005 New York
Communal Educating The Community About Jewish Death and Mourning
Traditions
Rochel Berman June 6, 2005 New York
Communal Vigil-Keepers for the Morning: The Spiritual and
Communal Significance of Shmirah
Rabbi Regina Sandler-Phillips June 6, 2005 New York
Communal Organizing A Chevra Kadisha – Creating A Caring
Culture, Identifying Models, Making It Work
Rabbi Regina Sandler-Phillips and Marion Schwartz June 6, 2005 New York
Communal The Gamliel Initiative: Negotiating Funeral and
Burial Contracts
Bob Hausman June 7, 2005 New York
Practical Tahara Lessons Learned June 5, 2005 New York
Practical Sew in the Mourning – History and Manufacture of
Tachrichim
Elizabeth Menkin June 6, 2005 New York
Practical Death Burial and Mourning Issues for Intermarried
Families and the Chevra Kadisha
Carol Cunradi and Rabbi Stuart Kelman June 6, 2005 New York
Practical Developing and Maintaining Rabbinic Support for the
Chevra Kadisha
Rabbi Stephen Roberts, Rabbi Adam Mintz, Rabbi Larry
Sebert, Rabbi Stuart Kelman
June 6, 2005 New York
Practical To Save One Life is as if YOU Saved the
World: The Chevra Kadisha Role in Donation for Transplant
Lisa Dinhofer June 7, 2005 New York
Historical Individual vs Community: Death as a Jewish Communal
Challenge
Dr. Sylvie Goldberg June 5, 2005 New York
Historical Rituals, Books and People: The Emergence and
Development of the Chevra Kadisha in
17th century Europe
Dr. Avriel Bar-Levav June 6, 2005 New York
Historical Applbaum Archives – 40 years of Chevra Kadisha Organizing
in the Orthodox Community
David Zinner June 6, 2005 New York
Historical Why Do We Say and Do This? – Taharah Prayers and More Rabbi Mosha Epstein June 6, 2005 New York
Historical Parallelism In Personal
and Communal Mourning Rituals and Traditions
David Wachtel June 7, 2005 New York
Text Study The Burial Society Of 17th and 18th Century
Europe – Regulations of Burial Societies In Vilna, Krakow and
Worms
Dr. Avriel Bar-Levav June 5, 2005 New York
Text Study Exploring The Voice of The Psalms As a Resource in Shimra Rabbi Simkha Weintraub June 6, 2005 New York
Text Study Does It Make Any Difference How a Death/Mourning
Custom Originated?
Rabbi David Kraemer June 6, 2005 New York
Text Study Maavor Yabok – An Introductory Overview and an
In-Depth Look at Tahara
Rabbi Steven Moss June 6, 2005 New York
Text Study Rav Ovadia Yosef – Response to the Question: When
May a Non-Jew Perform a Tahara?
Rabbi Mosha Epstein June 6, 2005 New York
Text Study Jewish Views of the Afterlife: Implications and
Applications for Chevra Kadisha Work
Reb Simcha Rafael June 6, 2005 New York
Text Study Kavod and Nichum – Some Classic and Not-So-Classic
Works
Rabbi Joseph Ozarowski June 7, 2005 New York
Text Study Viddui: The Jewish Way of Saying ‘Good-Bye’ Is All
About Relationships
Rabbi Stuart Kelman June 7, 2005 New York
Text Study Individual vs Community: Death as a Jewish Communal
Challenge
Dr. Sylvie Goldberg June 7, 2005 New York
Plenary Jewish Communal Obligations in Death and Dying David Zinner June 6, 2004 Las Vegas
Tahara Practical Ways to Learn Taharah Rituals Bruce Bloom, Rena Boroditsky, Reba Herzfeld June 6, 2004 Las Vegas
Tahara Understanding the Layers of Meaning Embedded in the Tefillot Lynn Greenhough June 6, 2004 Las Vegas
Nechama Creating Connections between the Dying, those that Survive, and God Rabbi Stuart Kelman June 6, 2004 Las Vegas
Tahara Tahara: Health Issues, Supplies, Inspection, Preparation of the Body Bruce Bloom, Rena Boroditsky, Lynn Greenhough June 6, 2004 Las Vegas
Plenary The Challenge of Redefining the Role of Chevra Kadisha in the 21st Century Rabbi Felipe Goodman June 6, 2004 Las Vegas
Chevra Kadisha History of Chevra Kadisha with Focus on the Prague Chevra Kadisha David Wachtel June 7, 2004 Las Vegas
Funeral Homes Strengthening Relationships between Funeral Homes and the Chevra Kadisha Rabbi Jeremy Weiderhorn, Rena Boroditsky, David Jacobson, Jay Poster June 7, 2004 Las Vegas
Community Emotional Issues and Burial of Holocaust Survivors Rabbi Felipe Goodman June 7, 2004 Las Vegas
Nichum Avelim The Delicate Balance – Logistics and Emotions when Working with the Family David Zinner June 7, 2004 Las Vegas
Tahara Tahara Demo: Rechitza (Cleansing) and Tahara (Purification) Bruce Bloom, Rena Boroditsky, Lynn Greenhough June 7, 2004 Las Vegas
Shmira The Training, Spiritual, and Physical Aspects of Guarding a Body Laurie Dinerstein-Kurs June 7, 2004 Las Vegas
Chevra Kadisha Organizational Building Blocks of a Successful Chevra Kadisha Libby Botero, David Zinner June 7, 2004 Las Vegas
Community Dying as a Jew David Wachtel June 7, 2004 Las Vegas
Education Developing Successful Outreach Strategies Broce Bloom, Libby Botero, Reba Herzfeld, Barry Pitegoff June 7, 2004 Las Vegas
Nechama Shiva and Beyond Laurie Dinnerstein-Kurs June 7, 2004 Las Vegas
Text Study Gesher HaChayim – Foundational Text on Jewish Death Rabbi Yocheved Mintz June 7, 2004 Las Vegas
Plenary Jewish View of the Afterlife Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson June 7, 2004 Las Vegas
Nechama When Tragedy Occurs – Touching the Mourner’s Soul Rabbi Alfredo Borodowsky, PhD June 8, 2004 Las Vegas
Tahara Organ and Tissue Donation Robby Berman June 8, 2004 Las Vegas
Tahara Tahara Demo: Dressing, Knot Tying, Casketing Bruce Bloom, Rena Boroditsky, Lynn Greenhough June 8, 2004 Las Vegas
Plenary The Theology of the Body in Judaism: Dualism,
Resurrection, Tahara and Ritual
Rabbi Neil Gillman June 22, 2003 Rockville
Plenary Tahara as
Feminist Practice
Dr. Laurie Zoloth June 22, 2003 Rockville
Plenary Sacred Fellowship: The History and Development of
the Hevrah Kadisha
Dr. David Wachtel June 23, 2003 Rockville
Plenary Burials in the Making of the American Jewish
Community
Dr. Hasia Diner June 23, 2003 Rockville
Plenary Chevra Kadisha in Israel Rabbi Jakov Roja June 23, 2003 Rockville
Plenary Jewish Communal Responsibility and the Chevra Kadisha
Movement
David Zinner June 23, 2003 Rockville
Plenary What Is Our Work Really All About? Rabbi Jack Riemer June 24, 2003 Rockville
Taharah Current Taharah Practices and Training June 22-24, 2003 Rockville
Taharah Afterlife In Our Prayers and Rituals June 22-24, 2003 Rockville
Taharah Mortuary Manuals to Practical Reality June 22-24, 2003 Rockville
Taharah Helping Your Chaverim Understand Their Emotions
After Taharah
June 22-24, 2003 Rockville
Taharah Complex Tahara Issues June 22-24, 2003 Rockville
Cemetery Jewish Cemetery – Writings and Historical Practice June 22-24, 2003 Rockville
Cemetery Intermarried Burials and Cremation and Liners June 22-24, 2003 Rockville
Cemetery Jewish Cemetery Ownership – Civil Law and Halacha June 22-24, 2003 Rockville
Cemetery Jewish Cemetery Associations – Management,
Maintenance and More
June 22-24, 2003 Rockville
Cemetery Developing a Rescue Strategy for Abandoned Jewish
Cemeteries
June 22-24, 2003 Rockville
Funeral Economics of Funeral Homes June 22-24, 2003 Rockville
Funeral Saving Religiously – Writing Agreements with Funeral
Homes
June 22-24, 2003 Rockville
Funeral Teaching Traditions to Funeral Home and Other
Non-Jewish Staff
June 22-24, 2003 Rockville
Funeral Wrestling With the Place: Where are Funerals Held June 22-24, 2003 Rockville
Funeral Non-profit Ownership of Jewish Funeral Homes June 22-24, 2003 Rockville
Mourning Shmira in NYC After 9-11 June 22-24, 2003 Rockville
Mourning Nichum Avelim – Comfort the Mourners and Assist with
Funeral Planning
June 22-24, 2003 Rockville
Mourning Using Psalms to Help With Emotional Distress For
Shmira
June 22-24, 2003 Rockville
Mourning Grief and Growing – Bereavement Camp June 22-24, 2003 Rockville
Mourning Ethical Wills June 22-24, 2003 Rockville
Bikur Cholim Bikkur Cholim – Learning From the Text June 22-24, 2003 Rockville
Bikur Cholim Using Psalms to Help with Bikkur Cholim and Hospice June 22-24, 2003 Rockville
Bikur Cholim Viddui – Death Bed Confessional June 22-24, 2003 Rockville
Bikur Cholim Why Bikkur Cholim Should be Part of the Chevra
Kadisha
June 22-24, 2003 Rockville
Bikur Cholim Maavor Yabok and Sefer HaHayiim – Approaching
Death
June 22-24, 2003 Rockville