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Chevra Kadisha - Nechama

 

This course focuses on the Mitzvot of comforting an individual before his or her death, assisting mourners with the tasks of preparation for the funeral, comforting mourners following the funeral and the role of the Chevra Kadisha and other institutions in a community with regard to these Mitzvot.

 

The course combines study of Jewish texts in the field with broad principles of Nechama with topics to include aging, practical skills, theory and concepts.

 

This course is offered in the Spring of 2017 and 2020.

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