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Sunday, April 15 • 12:10pm - 1:10pm
Approaching the Edge: Texts and Resources Addressing the End of Life

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Finding ways to speak and think about death and dying is a shared human challenge in modern society and is, for many of us, a delicate topic. Embedded in our tradition are resources that can support these important conversations. Study, contemplate, and discuss several rich classical and contemporary Jewish texts that wrestle with end-of-life concerns (discontinuing life support, preparing spiritually for our deaths) and offer opportunities to nurture relationships and share blessings even in our final breaths. Source materials include Talmudic, liturgical, and poetic passages.

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Natan Fenner

Natan Fenner is a rabbi and board-certified chaplain at the Bay Area Jewish Healing Center (BAJHC) in San Francisco. He has been involved in training, consultation, and direct spiritual care around illness, aging, end-of-life, and bereavement for 25 years, along the way serving on... Read More →


Sunday April 15, 2018 12:10pm - 1:10pm PDT
Room E