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Renewing Bikur Cholim in the Time of Covid -19

This program will provide an educational forum and a venue for exchange of ideas and concerns, assisting providers and volunteers in providing this essential service.

Other topics that will be addressed include:

  • expanding your spiritual toolbox
  • being a caring presence with technology
  • providing for the dying
  • shiva under the pandemic
  • new approaches to prayer
  • dealing with dementia
  • new forms of loss
  • grappling with isolation and loneliness

The cost for the entire 10 session program is $72. You can choose to attend as many sessions as you want at $36 for three sessions or $18 for an individual session. There is a generous scholarship program.

Registration is required. If you are interested and have any questions regarding the conference or registration, please reach out to David Zinner.

JCFS Chicago is a co-sponsor of this event, along with the following organizations: the Jewish Board, Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington, the Jewish Federation in Miami, Mishkan Miami, JFCS Atlanta, JFS Kansas City, JFCS Philadelphia, JFCS San Francisco,  JFCS Boston, JFS of St. Paul, Bikur Cholim of Cleveland, RUACH, Aishel House in Houston, the Bay Area Healing Center, Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles, and the Jewish Healing Center of Los Angeles.
David Zinner
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