Jewish Sacred Aging TV: David Zinner discusses funeral ritual training conducted by Gamliel Institute

David Zinner, executive director of Kavod v'Nichum, which provides training in Jewish funeral customs, is the guest on the August 1 episode of JSA-TV's David Zinner, executive director of Kavod v'Nichum, which provides training in Jewish funeral customs, is the guest on the August 1 episode of JSA-TV's "Conversations."

In the second part of a two-part interview, David Zinner, executive director of Kavod v’Nichum, a Maryland-based organization training Jewish communities and organizations in traditional Jewish funeral practices, describes the educational seminars and conferences held by the group’s training affiliate, the Gamliel Institute.

Kavod v’Nichum (Honor and Comfort) encourages and assists the organization of bereavement committees and Chevra Kadisha groups in synagogues and communities so that they can perform Jewish funeral, burial, and mourning mitzvot; protect and shield bereaved families from exploitation; and provide information, education and technical assistance.

More information is available at http://www.jewish-funerals.org/. The programs are produced in the TV studios of the Lubetkin Media Companies LLC, which also manages this website.

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