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

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

Spiritual Aspects
Funeral Homes
Funeral Contracts
Cemeteries
Embalming 

Caskets


Chevra Kadisha:
Articles about Chevra Kadisha

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

Suicide

Organ Donation

Disasters

Infection Control

 

Conferences
Next Conference
Previous Conferences

 

Learning & Resources:
Gamliel Institute
    Curriculum
    Registration


KNIT Resource Center
    Overview
    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

Kavod Conversation - Survey

Kavod Conversation

Thank you for attending a recent Kavod Conversation gathering; we hope you enjoyed the event.


We also thank you for taking a moment to respond to these two questions. Your responses will be kept anonymous and help us learn more about the impact of our events and how to best support members of our community. Return this survey to ________________________________________.

 
   

About your own wishes:

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Get Ready: I have decided to have a conversation about my own wishes for care at the end of life.

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Get Set: I will complete the Starter Kit and set up a time to talk with a loved one about my own wishes.

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Go: I will discuss my end-of-life care preferences with someone important to me, so that he or she knows more about what is important to me.

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Keep Going:

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I have discussed my health care preferences with my Rabbi

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I have discussed my health care preferences with my doctor.

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I have appointed a health care agent or proxy.

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N/A I am not interested in speaking with anyone about my wishes for care at the end of life.

About a loved one’s wishes:

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Get Ready: I have decided to have a conversation with my loved one about his/her wishes for care at the end of his/her life.

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Get Set: I will shared the Starter Kit with a loved one and will set up a time to talk about his or her wishes.

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Go: I will discuss the end-of-life care preferences of a loved one and know more about what is important to him/her.

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Keep Going:

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My loved one has discussed health care preferences with his/her rabbi and doctor.

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My loved one has appointed a health care agent or proxy.

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N/A I am not interested in speaking with anyone about their wishes for care at the end of life.