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

Sunday – March 23, 2014

Almost Final Program

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