Kavod v’Nichum, is Hebrew for “honor and comfort.” Founded in 2000, Kavod v’Nichum is a Jewish nonprofit dedicated to providing end-of-life education, support, and training in the Jewish tradition.
Kavod v’Nichum’s core programs include:
- A yearly conference, The Chevra Kadisha and Jewish Cemetery Conference
- The Gamliel Institute: a center for study, training, and advocacy concerning Jewish end-of-life practices.
- Building Sacred Community: Kavod v’Nichum training and education program for communities in North America