Glossary of Jewish Words

Prepared by Rabbi Daniel Coleman BCC Yarmulke: Head covering (skull-cap) Tallis: Prayer shawl. A smaller version is referred to as ‘tzitzis’ Tefillin: Boxes containing passages of the Hebrew Scripture worn during prayer. These are located in a bag in a blue locker in the Volunteer Office. The name & phone number of pt or staff-member should be taken before they...
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The Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies

The Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies, located in the Nayot neighborhood near the Israel Museum and the Knesset in Jerusalem, is an institution of higher learning that aims to study, teach and instill Jewish studies in an open, egalitarian and pluralistic approach, with an emphasis on their meaning and application in modern life. Books Catalog
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What do I do? Developing a taxonomy of chaplaincy activities and interventions for spiritual care in intensive care unit palliative care.

Chaplains are increasingly seen as key members of interdisciplinary palliative care teams, yet the specific interventions and hoped for outcomes of their work are poorly understood. This project served to develop a standard terminology inventory for the chaplaincy field, to be called the chaplaincy taxonomy. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25878558
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