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12
Jan

Nechama: A Workshop to Comfort the Bereaved

Have you recently experienced the death of a loved one? Please join others from the community for Nechama: A Workshop to Comfort the Bereaved Nechama is for grievers and their loved ones who have experienced a loss during the past six months. We will look at howJudaism lays the groundwork to provide comfort for the bereaved through the use of

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12
Jan

2nd Annual Tu b’Shevat Recovery Seder

The Jewish Center for Addiction at JCFS invites you to 2nd Annual Tu b’Shevat Recovery Seder Featuring Rabbi Paul Steinberg Educator /Spiritual Counselor, Beit T’Shuvah Sunday, January 24, 2016, 3-5 pm Temple Beth Israel 3601 West Dempster Street Skokie, IL 60076 $10 per person Registration required; online or by phone. http://JCFS.formstack.com/forms/jewish_center_for_addiction 847.745.5422 Rabbi Paul Steinberg is a spiritual counselor at

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16
Dec

DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Wed, 12/16/2015 – 3:30pm B’nai B’rith is proud to present the prestigious Distinguished Achievement Award to David I. Jacobson and Chicago Jewish Funerals for their commitment to philanthropy and community leadership. Honoring DAVID I. JACOBSON and CHICAGO JEWISH FUNERALS Thursday, March 3, 2016, 6:30 pm North Shore Center for the Performing Arts 9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie, Illinois 60077 Dinner Chairperson:

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14
Aug

Why the CJF Tie?

When I founded Chicago Jewish Funerals, as is the case with most new companies in their early days, times were tough. Several years after founding the company I was to attend a benefit for the Reform movement and my wife Iris bought me a very unique tie as a gift to wear to that event. Frankly, the tie was a

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5
Aug

Pizza & Preplan

Enjoy complimentary pizza while our expert staff explains your memorialization options, answers your questions, and shows the decisions you make today will benefit your loved ones for years to come.  This will be a kosher meal. cRc approved. August 11, 2015 12 Noon & 6PM 847.754.4931 Call to RSVP Slice of Life 4120 West Dempster Street Skokie, IL 60076

8
Jul

Healing Hearts – Loss of Spouse or Partner

Mourning the death of a spouse can present many challenges. Learn what to expect from your grief, seek and give encouragement, learn coping skills, and adapt to changing relationships. This group is for those who are mourning the loss of their spouse or partner within the past year and a half. Date: Tuesdays, July 28, 2015 Time: 6:30 – 8:00

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23
Sep

Something to Consider When Driving In Or Respectfully Waiting for a Funeral Procession

Controversial Post About The Inconvenience of A Funeral Procession Gets A Rebuttal Article Follow the link for this interesting article about the real meaning and importance behind the tradition of the funeral procession. http://connectingdirectors.com/articles/44895-controversial-post-about-t…  

28
Feb

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27
Aug

Healing Hearts – Loss of Spouse or Partner

Mourning the death of a spouse can present many challenges.  Learn what to expect from your grief, seek and give encouragement, learn coping skills, and adapt to changing relationships. This group is for those who are mourning the loss of their spouse or partner within the past year and a half. Date:       Tuesdays, September 17 – October 22, 2013

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15
Aug

Grief and The High Holy Days

 Thursday, August 22, 2013 7:00 to 8:30 pm Jewish Healing Network of Chicago  5150 Golf Road – Skokie 2nd Floor – Parking Behind Building This event is co-sponsored by Rainbow Hospice and the Jewish Healing Network of Chicago. Fee: $15. No one is turned away for inability to pay. Registration is requested.  For more information or to register, call  847-

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