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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Upcoming Text Study Intensives

Click here to register and learn more about these engaging discussions to explore foundational Jewish texts related to Jewish death practices.

Resources for Virtual Shmirah

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Latest News

New information about vaccinations and our safety! Information regarding taharah and Coronavirus, view the recording of the webinar with a panel of experts, lists of articles including infection control, and more,  visit our central  “Coronavirus and Jewish Death Practices” page.  


Upcoming Taste of Gamliel Lecture Series

Click here to register and learn more about the extensive array of topics and instructors lined up for the coming year.

Upcoming Gamliel Core Curriculum Courses

Click here to see the Course Catalog, click here to register

January 4th through March 22nd, 2022

This course traces the evolution of Chevrah Kadisha practice and the chevrah’s role in the community from early times, through the standard of practice in Medieval Europe, and into the changes that took place in the transition to the Western Hemisphere and modern times. 

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Recent Articles of Interest

Articles about the pandemic are not included here, but links to articles are listed on our Coronavirus and Jewish Death Practices page.

  • Poem about pandemics, March 11, 2020 – Poem by Lynn Ungar
  • 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

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Online Videos Related to Jewish Death Practices


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