The Gamliel Institute
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The Gamliel Institute is a center for study, training, and advocacy concerning Jewish continuum of life practices. Continuum of life practices include • Dealing with life-threatening illness • Legacy and preparation of ethical wills • Preparing for death and the time of death • Care for the body – taharah and shmirah • Care for relatives and friends • Funeral and burial • Mourning, grieving, remembering • Providing comfort The Institute is a project of Kavod v’Nichum (Honor and Comfort), a North American organization which provides assistance, training, and resources about Jewish death and bereavement practice for Chevrah Kadisha groups and bereavement committees in synagogues and communities throughout North America.