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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Click here to view the recording of the special session for Prayer and Healing for Ukraine on March 28th.

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

Gail Tosto has created a Virtual Shmirah Library – a list of specific readings to use during shmirah online.


Coronavirus (COVID-19) Latest News

New Kavod v’Nichum Recommendations for when to return to in-person taharot.

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 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

New Course:  Jewish & Green: Cemetery Management For The 21st Century

September 14 – December 21, 2022

Thousands of Jewish cemeteries in North America are being managed by people with little or no experience, who have limited access to resources. This course provides an overview of essential knowledge and an intense dive into the skills needed to run a Jewish “green” cemetery.

Course 5: Chevrah Kadisha: Ritual, Practice, and Liturgy

October 20 – December 27, 2022

Our tradition has a broad and rich liturgy and practice around end-of-life issues. This course examines the liturgy and related practice in detail, focusing on funeral and burial prayers, local minhagim, and the role of the rabbi.

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