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Multiple Presenters: Walking in the Valley of the Shadow

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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In partnership with Sinai Memorial Chapel 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)

February 22:  Advanced Planning—Practicalities: Tahara, Shmira, Burial Plans, Cemetery Options, Insurance (Liz Orlin & Sam Salkin)

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 (Dan Fendel & Zoe Goldblatt)

April 11:  Support for Families Surviving Suicide (Rabbi Chaya Gusfield & Zoe Goldblatt)

May 2:  Jewish Views of the Soul, Afterlife, and Remembering (Rabbi Peretz Wolf-Prusan)

May 23:  Mourners: Writing & Art As Aids in Mourning (Rabbi Chaya Gusfield & Zoe Goldblatt)

Supported by a grant from the Milton and Sophie Meyer Fund

Photo courtesy of Paul IJzendoorn

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