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Culture and Mourning: Jewish Traditions

Presented by Alive at The Temple - Congregation Ohabai Sholom, Nashville TN

Sep 15 2022
Culture and Mourning: Jewish Traditions

Culture and Mourning: Jewish Traditions

Join Alive, Middle Tennessee’s only nonprofit hospice, for refreshments as they launch their newest education program, Culture and Mourning, and learn about Jewish traditions.  

This series explores how different cultures and faiths support the universal experiences of death and mourning. In a world that would rather gloss over grief, you need to make time and space for healing. Alive is very excited about the conversations and connections this series will spark in the community as everyone learns from one another!  

Have you ever wondered why stones are placed on Jewish graves? Or why a body is guarded from the time of death until burial?  

Find out at the series kick off where you’ll learn about Jewish traditions from The Temple, Congregation Ohabai Sholom.  

Rabbi and Senior Scholar Shana Goldstein Mackler will share information on Jewish mourning traditions followed by a panel discussion. Stay for conversation and refreshments, and participate in a ritual stone painting to leave on a loved one’s grave or keep as a touchstone. 

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The Temple - Congregation Ohabai Sholom

5015 Harding Pike, Nashville, TN 37205
(Neighborhood: Belle Meade)

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