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Chevra Kadisha and Jewish Cemetery Conference March 23-25, 2014

Sunday – March 23, 2014

Almost Final Program

SundayChevra KadishaTaharaCemetery
8:00-9:30Brunch and Registration
9:30 -noonBrunch & RegistrationMt. Nebo Cemetery Presentation and Tour
noon-12:15Informal Networking, Introductions, and SharingLunch off-site
12:30-12:40Welcome From Kavod v’Nichum
12:40-12:45Welcome from the Gamliel Institute
12:45-1:45Opening Plenary – Chronicle of Florida’s Jews – Marcia Jo Zerivitz
1:45-2:00B  R  E  A  K
2:00-2:30Tahara Issues – Kavanah, Cremation after Tahara, Street Clothes, Identification Viewing – David ZinnerFlorida’s Jewish Cemeteries –
 Marcia Jo Zerivitz
2:30-3:15Using Your Data To Promote Your Cemetery –
Jeff Doty
3:15-3:20B  R  E  A  K
3:20-4:20Injury Prevention and Infection Control for Chevra Kadisha Members –  Laura RoccoPost Tahara – Closings, Emotions, Feelings –
 Rabbi Mel Glazer
Using Your Data To Promote Your Cemetery –
Jeff Doty
4:20-4:25B  R  E  A  K
4:25-5:25My Gift of Grace – Learning the Game of Life and Death –
 Rabbi Mel Glazer
Yahrzeit Marketing –
Sharon Rosen
5:25-5:30B  R  E  A  K
5:30-6:30Social Hour – Networking
6:30-7:50Sunday Dinner 
7:15-7:50Mincha Ma’ariv
7:50-8:10Honoring Rabbi Maurice Lamm
8:10-9:10Evening Plenary – Jewish Ghost Stories – Reb Simcha Raphael
9:10-11:00Beach Walking, Networking, Schmoozing, Drinking