Chevra Kadisha Conference - Chevra Kadisha Spiritual and Emotional Track


1. The Role of the Chevra Kadisha in Understanding Bereavement and Grief. Thanatologist Lisa Dinhofer (traumatic, sudden & stigmatized loss), Ellen Sabin (author of The Healing Book) (invited), and Risa Hanau, Hospice Social Worker. - Sunday 2:10 pm

2. Tahara Emotions Why Do Good People Do Difficult Things and How We Discuss It - Rabbi Mel Glazer Sunday 4:20 pm


3. Deathbed meditations and visualizations for the dying and those who care for them. Rabbi Steven Moss Monday 9:45 am

4. Afterlife and the Soul in Kabbalah: Applications and Implications for Chevra Kadisha - Dr. Simcha Raphael - Monday 2 pm

5. open

6. Tahara Liturgy  What do the prayers mean, why do we say them, how do they affect us? Rabbi Joseph Ozarowski - Tuesday 10 am