New Gamliel Institute Catalog of Courses Now Available!
The Institute is excited to announce a new suite of courses, including the new Taste of Gamliel Short Courses, and our ongoing Core Curriculum Courses. See the new Catalog of Courses for details.
Upcoming Courses, Classes, and Trainings
- Course 4: Chevrah Kadisha: Nechamah
- January 7 through March 24, 2020
- Course 7: Chevrah Kadisha: Student Projects
- March 5 through May 21, 2020
- Course 2: Chevrah Kadisha: Taharah and Shmirah
- April 21 through July 14, 2020
The upcoming local community trainings are scheduled all over the US and Canada. For more information, contact email@example.com.
Recent Articles of Interest
- Join the fight against hatred and antisemitism, take action in support of those killed this past year, including 11 Jews in Pittsburgh. – 11 Actions for 11 Lives
- Reform Judaism, July 17, 2019 – How and Why I Sit with the Deceased Before Burial
- Tablet Magazine, July 16, 2019 – Lessons for Living from the Burial Society
- OZY, June 27, 2019 – Why the Coffin Industry is Dying for Disruption
- Rabbinical Assembly, March 26, 2019 – Resolution on Chevrah Kadisha
The 2019 Chevrah Kadisha Conference
The 2020 Chevrah Kadisha Conference
The 2020 Chevrah Kadisha and Jewish Cemetery Conference will be held June 7-10, 2020, at Rodef Shalom Congregation in Pittsburgh, PA. To find out the details click here. Registration will open January 1st, 2020.
Online Videos Related to Jewish Death Practices
- A list of BimBam animated videos related to Jewish death rituals and traditions now on YouTube
- “Living Jewishly Means Dying Jewishly Too” ELI Talk by Michael Slater
- “A Good End” Podcast from My Jewish Learning
- Jewish Sacred Aging podcast interviews with David Zinner: March 17, 2017, August 1, 2014 (part II), July 21, 2014 (part I)
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