Kavod v'Nichum and Gamliel Institute provide resources, education, and training along the Jewish end-of-life continuum: from visiting the sick and pre-planning, to care for the body after death, to providing comfort to the mourners.
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Chevra Kadisha and Jewish Cemetery Conference March 23-25, 2014

Tuesday – March 25, 2014

Almost Final Program


Description

7:00-8:00

Breakfast

8:00-9:00

Gamliel Institute – history and future

9:00-9:15

Break

9:15-10:45

Rabbi Jack Riemer’s Drashot on End of Life Traditions – Reality of Death, Funeral, Burial, Shiva- Facilitated by Rabbi Joe Blair

10:45-11:00

Break

11:00-noon

Reflections on Reflections

noon-1:00

Lunch (conference ends)

1:00-2:00

Break (workshops continue for Gamliel Institute students)

2:00-5:00

Kaddish, El Malei Rachamim and Yizkor as they fit into a Theology of Jewish memory – Rabbi Larry Hoffman

5:00-5:30

Break

5:30-7:00

Dinner off site

7:30-8:30

Gamliel Institute Course 5 and Mission to NYC, Prague and Israel

8:30-9:30

Machpelah, Kohen Gadol and Solomon’s Couch in the Zohar – Rabbi Danny Matt