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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
Previous Conferences


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

Gamliel Institute Course Registration

Thank you for your interest in Gamliel Institute Courses.

Regular course tuition is $500 for each course. Reduced rates are available for clergy, rabbinical and cantorial students, and 3 or more students from a single congregation or Chevra Kadisha. Some partial scholarships are available.

Tuition for continuing education courses is $72.

Upcoming courses, ordered by start date, are:

Continuing Education - September 4, 11, 18, - 2019

Course 3 - Chevrah Kadisha: Education, Organizing and Training - Tuesdays - September 3 through September 24 & October 29 through December 17

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If you are requesting a tuition adjustment, please contact David Zinner, the Executive Director -

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Jewish Funeral Practices Committee of Greater Washington