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Multiple Presenters: Walking in the Valley of the Shadow

February 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Program Fee: Free

In partnership with Sinai Memorial Chapel, the Ben Zakkai Institute, and Bay Area synagogues

Jewish ways in death and dying: traditional and contemporary concepts and practices, the approach of death, dying and burial, grief and comforting the bereaved.

We understand you may not be able to attend all eight sessions, so we’ve kept the tuition at $36.

February 8:  The (Difficult) Family Conversation—End of Life Issues & Options: DNR, Medical Directives, Palliative Care, Medical Aid in Dying (Sam Salkin, Liz Orlin, Edna Stewart, Rabbi Me’irah Illinsky & Rabbi Chaya Gusfield) Zoom only

February 22:  Advanced Planning—Practicalities: Tahara, Shmira, Burial Plans, Cemetery Options, Insurance (Liz Orlin & Sam Salkin) Hybrid with in-person option at Sinai Memorial Chapel in San Francisco

March 7:  Dying, Death, and Burial: What Have Jews Done Traditionally & What Some Do Now (Rabbi Peretz Wolf-Prusan & Yael Galinson)

March 21:  Mapping the Journey: The Mourner & the Soul (Rabbi Me’irah Illinsky)

April 4:  The Art of Comforting: the Dying, Family & Friends, Mourning Rituals (Rabbi Dan Goldbaltt  & Zoe Goldblatt)

April 11:  Support for Families & Friends Surviving Suicide (Rabbi Chaya Gusfield & Zoe Goldblatt)
Hybrid with in-person option at the BASE Rockridge

May 2:  Jewish Views of the Soul, Afterlife, and Remembering (Rabbi Peretz Wolf-Prusan)
Hybrid with in-person option at the East Bay JCC in Berkeley

May 23:  Mourners: Writing & Art As Aids in Mourning (Zoe Goldblatt & Susan Talon-Mazer)
On Zoom only

Supported by a grant from the Milton and Sophie Meyer Fund

Photo courtesy of Paul IJzendoorn


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