Pastoral Care for the Ill

When a loved one is ill, terminally or temporarily, it’s a difficult time in for all family members involved. Our rabbi can serve as a source of comfort and support.

Our rabbi visits those who are homebound or in area hospitals in order to provide comfort, to visit, and to offer prayers for Beth Tikvah members who are hospitalized. Because of medical privacy laws, however, our rabbi is not informed by hospitals when someone is a patient there. We therefore encourage family members and friends, or even patients themselves, to contact our rabbi to inform us of a Beth Tikvah member who is ill, so that our rabbi may visit that person.

In addition, our Caring Community committee has numerous ways of helping families in need during difficult times.

Please contact our Executive Director, Debbie Vinocur, or Rabbi Kellner  for information. All calls are kept confidential.

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