Articles tagged with 'Judaism' | Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Judaism)

2021
September
02,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
As the nation heads into the second Jewish High Holiday season during the COVID-19 pandemic, Cedars-Sinai Senior Rabbi and Director of Spiritual Care Jason Weiner, PhD, is thinking about renewal, a common theme during the holidays that call for repen...
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2020
December
11,
2020
| 06:49 AM America/Los_Angeles
For Cedars-Sinai's longstanding commitment to providing medical care and other support to survivors of the Holocaust, President and CEO Thomas M. Priselac has received the Outstanding Humanitarian Award from the American Society for Yad Vashem-Wester...
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September
15,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
This Rosh Hashanah, even the shofar will be wearing a mask. That is just one of the unconventional ways that the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is changing the way Rabbi Jason Weiner, PhD, and his team of chaplains at Cedars-Sinai will be bringin...
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July
06,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
How does a religious congregation, which by definition brings groups of people close together in prayer and communion, navigate this tricky pandemic? Cedars-Sinai chaplains have some of the answers. With expertise as healthcare insiders, they have...
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April
22,
2020
| 07:16 AM America/Los_Angeles
What is it like being a chaplain on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic? The Cedars-Sinai Newsroom reached out to some of our #HealthcareHeroes to find out.  ...
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January
20,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Has the newly revealed baseball cheating scandal – especially the signal-stealing scheme by the Houston Astros that might have cost the Los Angeles Dodgers the 2017 World Series title – got you down? Are you feeling bluer than Dodger blue, or like yo...
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2019
December
12,
2019
| 13:09 PM America/Los_Angeles
Prominent Orthodox Rabbi Meir Soloveichik, PhD, made a pilgrimage of sorts Tuesday, when he visited Cedars-Sinai for the dedication of a complete set of the Talmud, the Jewish books of law and commentary. "They told me that if I came, I could hold...
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October
07,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Twelve year-old Numa Beron, a longtime Cedars-Sinai patient who has spent much of her life in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, recently celebrated her Bat Mitzvah, a coming of age party for Jewish girls, in the medical center chapel.Beron was born ...
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April
29,
2019
| 12:45 PM America/Los_Angeles
Poway. New Zealand. Sri Lanka. Pittsburgh. Charleston.  When gun violence invades a house of worship, how can a community cope and heal from the trauma?  Jason Weiner, BCC, senior Rabbi and director of the Spiritual Care Department at Cedars-Si...
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April
29,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
As death closed in on the Jews of the Warsaw Ghetto during World War II, some of those coping amid the wretched conditions affirmed life in an extraordinary way: They operated a clandestine medical school. By one estimate, as many as 500 students ...
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2018
November
06,
2018
| 15:10 PM America/Los_Angeles
ABC 7 Eyewitness News recently attended the birthday celebration for Charles Selarz, a Cedars-Sinai volunteer who turned 100 years old this month. Selarz is a Holocaust survivor who cheated death many times, enduring brutality at three concentrati...
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October
29,
2018
| 16:06 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Senior Rabbi Jason Weiner, BCC, led a solemn prayer vigil Monday afternoon for patients, staff members and visitors to mourn and to call for healing and hope following the Tree of Life synagogue shooting attack in Pittsburgh that left 11...
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July
12,
2018
| 16:23 PM America/Los_Angeles
Rabbi Jason Weiner, senior rabbi and director of Cedars-Sinai’s Spiritual Care Department, recently wrote a column published in the Jewish Journal that explained why the medical center recently developed a new Jewish Advance Healthcare Directive. ...
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April
11,
2018
| 10:40 AM America/Los_Angeles
The first time George Berci heard a siren, he was 23 years old. It was the summer of 1944, on the outskirts of Budapest, he was one of hundreds of Jewish conscripted laborers who were packed into a railroad car as human freight. They were bound fo...
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