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bereavement conferences
Plaza Jewish is pleased to have been a primary sponsor of 22 bereavement conferences. We understand that
the funeral is not the end of the grieving process — it is just the beginning. And as the funeral chapel of the
New York Jewish community we believe it is incumbent upon us to explore these issues with the public .

PREVIOUS CONFERENCES
September 23, 2013
The Cross-Section of Medicine and Spirituality
Keynote Speaker: Linda L. Emanuel, MD, PhD
UJA Federation of New York
January 7, 2013
The Long Goodbye
Protracted Illness and the Effects on Family
Keynote Speakers: Pauline Boss and Rabbi Mychal Springer
UJA-Federation of New York
October 27th, 2011
Traumatic Loss Conference
From the Global to the Personal: Several Approaches to Resilience
Keynote Speakers: Talia Levanon and David Pelcovitz
UJA-Federation of New York
JANUARY 13, 2011
WALKING IN THE VALLEY OF THE SHADOW
Halakha and the non-Jew in the funeral and mourning process.
Where do they fit in? Do we make accommodations?’ Rabbi Jonathan Morgenstern
May 24th, 2010
The Final Chapter: End of life Decisions
How Families Navigate Lifes Toughest Choices
Keynote Speakers: Rabbi David Wolpe and Diane E. Meier, M.D.
UJA-Federation of New York
October 27th, 2009
Third Annual Westchester Bereavement Conference
Graceful Exits. Tools For Getting Your House In Order
Keynote Address: Joshua M. Davidson
Bet Am Shalom Synagogue
October 27th, 2009
A Loss Worthy of Grief:
Jewish Approaches to Bringing Comfort After
Miscarriage, Stillbirth, and Neonatal Death
Keynote Address: Rabbi Yamin Levy and Dvorah Levy, LCSW
UJA-Federation of New York
November 20th, 2008
The Grieving Child: Support & Solice
Keynote Speaker:Rabbi Danial Gropper, Nancy Boyd Webb
March 27th, 2008
A Loss Worthy of Grief:
Judaism on the Afterlife
Keynote Speaker: Rabbi Neil Gillman:
What survives My Death?
My Body or My Soul?
Judaism on the Afterlife
April 26th, 2007
Out of The Whirlwind: Dealing With Sudden Loss
Keynote Speakers: Leonard Fein and David Browning, MSW, BCD
Congregation Rodeph Sholom, New York
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