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Jewish Death Practices:
Overview / Summary
Origins and History
Visiting the Sick or Dying 

Phases of Death Observance
    Approaching the Time of Death
    Between Death and Burial
    Burial and Cremation 
    Mourning Practices

Spiritual Aspects
Funeral Homes
Funeral Contracts


Chevra Kadisha:
Articles about Chevra Kadisha

Tahara Manuals and Procedures
Tahara Training
Tahara Stories
Tahara Supplies Lists
Funeral Home Supplies


Organ Donation


Infection Control


Next Conference
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Learning & Resources:
Gamliel Institute

KNIT Resource Center
    Contacts for Answers
    Catalog of Articles
    Additional Links

FAQ About Death and Dying
Modern Dilemmas
Guided Learning
Jewish Sources and  Responsa
Synagogue Brochures
Community Education

Chevra Kadisha and Jewish Cemetery Conference - Sunday - Almost Final Program

Chevra Kadisha and Jewish Cemetery Conference March 23-25, 2014

Sunday - March 23, 2014

Almost Final Program

Sunday Chevra Kadisha Tahara Cemetery
8:00-9:30 Brunch and Registration
9:30 -noon Brunch & Registration Mt. Nebo Cemetery Presentation and Tour
noon-12:15 Informal Networking, Introductions, and Sharing Lunch off-site
12:30-12:40 Welcome From Kavod v'Nichum
12:40-12:45 Welcome from the Gamliel Institute
12:45-1:45 Opening Plenary - Chronicle of Florida's Jews - Marcia Jo Zerivitz
1:45-2:00 B  R  E  A  K
2:00-2:30 Tahara Issues - Kavanah, Cremation after Tahara, Street Clothes, Identification Viewing - David Zinner Florida's Jewish Cemeteries -
 Marcia Jo Zerivitz
2:30-3:15 Using Your Data To Promote Your Cemetery -
Jeff Doty
3:15-3:20 B  R  E  A  K
3:20-4:20 Injury Prevention and Infection Control for Chevra Kadisha Members -  Laura Rocco Post Tahara - Closings, Emotions, Feelings -
 Rabbi Mel Glazer
Using Your Data To Promote Your Cemetery -
Jeff Doty
4:20-4:25 B  R  E  A  K
4:25-5:25 My Gift of Grace - Learning the Game of Life and Death -
 Rabbi Mel Glazer
Yahrzeit Marketing -
Sharon Rosen
5:25-5:30 B  R  E  A  K
5:30-6:30 Social Hour - Networking
6:30-7:50 Sunday Dinner 
7:15-7:50 Mincha Ma'ariv
7:50-8:10 Honoring Rabbi Maurice Lamm
8:10-9:10 Evening Plenary - Jewish Ghost Stories - Reb Simcha Raphael
9:10-11:00 Beach Walking, Networking, Schmoozing, Drinking


Jewish Funeral Practices Committee of Greater Washington