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Courses by location: Peninsula Sinai Congregation

Peninsula Sinai Congregation

499 Boothbay Ave.

Foster City, CA 94404


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Dying/Death/Burial: What Jews Do

G300-PSC Instructors: Wolf-Prusan Starting: 05/10/2018 Location: Peninsula Sinai Congregation

There are so many things we were not able to learn as children, and here is an opportunity to become confident and comfortable with: Vidui (the Jewish way of last words), Jewish laws, customs and ...

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Making Choices: Advance Directives and Final Wishes

G100-PSC Instructors: Salkin Starting: 04/26/2018 Location: Peninsula Sinai Congregation

This session will demystify advance planning, ethical wills, and ethical dilemmas: extending life, organ donation, genetic testing, abortion, autopsy, and stem-cell usage. We will also share practical knowledge regarding planning a funeral, choosing a cemetery, ...

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Mourning And Grief: After The Death

G500-PSC Instructors: Eilberg Starting: 05/24/2018 Location: Peninsula Sinai Congregation

In this essential session we will address Kaddish basics, what the Jewish tradition says about mourning and grief and memory, and how to gather community support. We will create a safe place to share special ...

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The Art of Comfort: Deeper Listening as a Form of Comfort

G400-PSC Instructors: Sommer Starting: 05/17/2018 Location: Peninsula Sinai Congregation

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 ...

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When Life is Over: Where is Your Soul? Jewish Perspectives on the Afterlife

G200-PSC Instructors: Wolf-Prusan Starting: 05/31/2018 Location: Peninsula Sinai Congregation

In this conversation we will survey the diverse range of Jewish conceptions of the soul, the afterlife, resurrection, and reincarnation. We will also reflect on some of the big questions at the end of life: ...