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Accessing Healthcare Resources When Facing Serious Illness

January 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Accessing Healthcare Resources When Facing Serious Illness

Participants will learn:

  • Define and discuss various advance medical directives
  • Define and distinguish between hospice and palliative care
    • Debunking myths
  • Halachic Implications of End-of-Life Care
    • Jewish vs. Western Medical Ethics
    • Incorporation of a Halachic Pathway
  • How to advocate for your loved ones

Presented by: Toby Weiss, MSOD,  Director of Cultural Sensitivity and Jewish Programming

MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care

CLICK HERE to register

The information provided by the OU SPIRIT program is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as advice on any legal/medical/nutritional/mental health/ financial/halachic or other subject matter.  You should not act or refrain from acting on the basis of the information you learn during a SPIRIT program without seeking legal/medical/nutritional/mental health/financial/Rabbinic or other appropriate professional advice.

Partnering Synagogues:
Anshei Chesed Congregation, Boynton Beach (FL) Anshei Emuna Congregation, Delray Beach (FL)
Beth David Synagogue, West Hartford (CT) Bialystoker Synagogue, New York (NY)
B’nai Israel-Ohev Zedek, Philadelphia (PA) Congregation Agudath Sholom, Stamford (CT)
Congregation Ahavas Sholom, Columbus (OH) Congregation Aitz Chaim, West Palm Beach (FL)
Congregation Anshe Sfard, New Orleans (LA) Congregation Anshe Sfard Kehillat Torah, Glendale (WI)
Congregation Beth Hamedrosh, Wynnewood (PA) Congregation Beth Ora, Montreal (QUE)
Congregation Beth Sholom, Providence (RI) Congregation Bnai Yeshurun, Teaneck (NJ)
Congregation Etz Chaim of Kew Gardens Hills (NY) Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun, New York (NY)
Congregation Ohav Zedek, Wilkes-Barre (PA) Congregation Tiferet Israel, Austin (TX)
Congregation Torah Ohr, Boca Raton (FL) Congregation Zvi Jacob, Utica (NY)
Darchei Noam, Minneapolis (MN) East Denver Orthodox Synagogue (EDOS), Denver (CO)
Fleetwood Synagogue, Fleetwood (NY) Jewish Center of Atlantic Beach (NY)
Kehillat New Hempstead (NY) Kehillat Shaarei Torah of Toronto (ONT)
Keneseth Beth Israel, Richmond (VA) Ner Tamid Greenspring Valley Synagogue, Baltimore (MD)
Suburban Torah, Livingston (NJ) United Orthodox Synagogues, Houston (TX)
Young Israel of Bal Harbour, Surfside (FL) Young Israel of Brookline (MA)
Young Israel of Deerfield Beach (FL) Young Israel of East Brunswick (NJ)
Young Israel of Elkins Park (PA) Young Israel of Fort Lee (NJ)
Young Israel of Hillcrest (NY) Young Israel of Hollywood/Ft. Lauderdale (FL)
Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills (NY) Young Israel of New Hyde Park (NY)
Young Israel of Plainview (NY) Young Israel of Queens Valley (NY)
Young Israel of Southfield (MI) Young Israel of Stamford (CT)
Young Israel of West Hartford (CT)

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For all questions or to become a Partnering Synagogue, please contact Rebbetzin Judi Steinig, steinigj@ou.org

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Date:
January 21
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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