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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

Taste of Gamliel

The World to Come - Presenters include Dr. Alan Brill, Rabbi Steven Moss, Rabbi Elliot Dorff, Rabbi Elie Spitz, and Beth Huppin. 

Beginning Sunday evening, January 31, and monthly through May.

Free, with a suggested minimum donation of $36 for all five sessions. Online sessions are 60-90 minutes. Sessions begin at 5 PM PST/8 PM EST.

Those registered will be sent the information on how to connect to the sessions. The link to register is:

Information and technology assistance is available after you register.
You can view a recording of the sessions after each session.

More info – Call us at 410-733-3700   





January 31

Dr. Alan Brill
Prof. Jewish-Christian Studies, Seton Hall Univ. 
S. Orange, New Jersey

Jewish and Hindu Views on The World to Come

February 21

Rabbi Dr. Steven Moss
B’nai Israel Reform Temple
Oakdale, New York

Maavar Yabbok Looks at The World to Come

March 27

Rabbi Elliot Dorff
Rector, American Jewish University
Los Angeles, California

What Does Conservative Judaism say about The World to Come?

April 17

Rabbi Elie Spitz
Congregation B’nai Israel
Tustin, California

Your Soul and The World to Come

May 15

Beth Huppin
Project Kavod
Seattle, Washington

The Zohar Looks at The World to Come


Attend as many of these presentations as are of interest to you. Each session is between 60 and 90 minutes in duration. As always, there will be time for questions and discussions at the end of each program. 

The entire series is free, but we ask that you make a minimum donation of $36 for the five sessions. 

Click the link to register and for more information. We'll send you the directions to join the webinar 24 hours before the session.

Suggestions for future topics are welcome.