Healing & Spirituality

The Board of Rabbis actively engages in gemilut hasadim (acts of loving kindness) by supporting, developing or administering programs such as the following:

  • Our Chaplaincy Commission is responsible for providing ecclesiastical endorsement for candidates for positions as Jewish chaplains in California state prisons, as well as mental health and developmental services institutions.
  • The Funeral Practices Committee, consisting of member rabbis and executives from Jewish Mortuaries and Funeral Homes, works to maintain uniformly high standards for Jewish burial rituals and aftercare.
The Board of Rabbis Funeral Practices Guide is available for download as a PDF.