PREPARING FOR THE END OF LIFE:
An Eight-Week Course based on Hassidic Literature, Talmudic Stories and Jewish Laws and Customs
Led by Rabbi Rick Kline
Thursdays, beginning February 6, 2020 6:30–9:00pm
This eight-week course focuses on preparing for the end of life and includes the study of an impressive selection of Jewish texts.
Offerings include insights into:
- The death of the Hassidic master, the Baal Shem Tov
- Talmudic stories
- The Maavar Yabok, a 17th century compilation of laws, customs and mystical teachings relating to sickness, deathbed, burial and bereavement.
Participants will explore a wide range of issues related to end of life through a variety of modalities including:
- Small group study
- Didactic sessions
Rabbi Rick Kline is a graduate of the Hebrew College Rabbinic School in Boston and currently serves as a Spiritual Health Practitioner at Foothills Medical Centre. He brings life experience as a lawyer, businessman, yoga and meditation instructor and, most recently, as a chaplain who provides support to patients and families experiencing end of life.
The course is based on Rabbi Kline’s final year project while a rabbinical student at Hebrew College.
Participants are asked to commit to all eight sessions ending April 2 (Note: No class on February 27).
Includes a comprehensive 194 page text book. Registration limited to 12 participants.
Members and volunteers of Beth Tzedec and Chevra Kadisha: $50
Members of the community at large: $100
To register, click the button below or contact the Beth Tzedec office: firstname.lastname@example.org or 403-255-8688