Dedicated to the memory of our loved ones who no longer are with us on this physical earth, but whose memory and spirit live on forever.
Practical Tips for Helping Others During COVID-19
A workshop with Dr. Hoy
Available as early as Tuesday, August 4 at 7pm
Temple Beth El of South Orange County, O’Connor Mortuary, and Vitas Healthcare Presents a Community Workshop with Dr. Hoy in a discussion about how to more fully understand the multitude of losses individuals are experiencing during this pandemic and learn some practical skills in coming alongside others. In this virtual workshop you will learn how to find the right words, avoid painful phrases, and examine context for meaningful dialogue.
Video and Funerals: The Next Best Thing to Being There? An article by Dr. “Bill” Hoy
Like so many changes around the world over the last few months, the COVID pandemic has changed the way families and communities interact in the face of a loved one’s death. While there have been many innovative ideas implemented (see Molly Keating’s great article in last month’s issue), the intensified use of webcasting memorial services has, without a doubt, been one of the biggest changes to funerals in the last few months. Click Here to read more
Certainty in the Midst of Uncertainty
Listen to this conversation about moving forward in the face of loss and anxiety with Dr. Bill Hoy, Cantor Fran Chalin, Rabbi K’vod Wieder, and Becky Lomaka, representing Temple Beth El of South Orange County, O’Connor Mortuary, and Vitas Healthcare
What To Do
Prayers and Psalms
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Basic Information, Mortuary
Temple Beth El typically works with Sandy Fine, a Jewish Funeral Consultant with Malinow and Silverman Mortuary, 800-922-2244. We also work with all other funeral directors and mortuaries if you have already completed pre-need arrangements.