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Sunday, July 1 • 1:20pm - 2:30pm
Comforting the Mourner

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Have you ever had a friend, relative or co-worker tell you that someone close to them just died, and you had no idea what to say or do?  In this workshop we’ll talk about Jewish traditions regarding how to comfort the mourner, as well as practical advice about what to say and do (and what not to say or do), which will be useful whether or not the mourner is Jewish.

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Susan Esther Barnes

Susan Barnes is a founding member of her synagogue's Chevra Kadisha, the group of volunteers who visit the sick, comfort mourners and prepare people who have died for burial by performing taharah (ritual washing and placing the body in a coffin) and shmirah (guarding the dead per... Read More →


Sunday July 1, 2018 1:20pm - 2:30pm
Dry Creek Valley
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