Courses by instructor: Rabbi Me'irah Iliinsky
Rabbi Me'irah Iliinsky graduated from Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in 2007. Both a rabbi and an artist, Iliinsky is the illustrator of National Jewish Book Award Winner, The Torah: A Women’s Commentary, published by the URJ Press and the Women of Reform Judaism. Rabbi Me'irah has worked as an artist, clinical social worker, congregational rabbi, teacher, and a hospital and hospice chaplain. She is currently Community Rabbi at Rhoda Goldman Plaza in San Francisco and teaches Parashat ha Shavua at the JCCSF.
The Art of Comfort
There is deep Jewish wisdom when visiting the sick (“What do I say?”) and consoling the the mourners (“What do I do during shiva?") Sometimes it’s not just family, but also supporting caregivers, comforting the ...