The Wisdom of Caring – A Jewish Perspective
Featuring Rabbi Anne Brener, LCSW

Join us for a unique, dynamic, and interactive afternoon of learning with noted author, Rabbi Anne Brener of Los Angeles. Rabbi Brener is an inspiring teacher who will lead participants to a greater level of understanding and fulfillment in our caring community work. We will refine our skills for reaching out to those in need in our community and gain a deeper understanding of Jewish teachings on the mitzvah of caring and the qualities of connection, comfort, and compassion.

Sunday, May 23, 2010
1:00 – 4:30 p.m.
JF&CS Headquarters
1430 Main Street, Waltham

Rabbi Brener is the noted author of the acclaimed Mourning & Mitzvah: A Guided Journal for Walking the Mourner’s Path Through Grief to Healing and a contributor to many books on Jewish spirituality and healing. Rabbi Brener is also a psychotherapist, spiritual director, and frequent scholar-in-residence who has assisted communities world-wide from Israel to Africa to Brazil in creating caring communities.

Please consider joining us at our evening fundraiser where Rabbi Anne Brener will lead an intimate evening of learning at a private home. For more information and to reserve a ticket, email or call 781-693-5659.

This conference is offered at no cost. Registration is required by Friday, May 14, 2010 as space is limited.
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This conference is funded in part by Brezniak-Rodman Funeral Home, Combined Jewish Philanthropies, Levine Chapel, and Stanetsky Memorial Chapels.
Social Work CEUs pending
For more information, please contact Sue Spielman, Coordinator, Caring Communities Resource Network at or 781-693-5659.

The Caring Communities Resource Network (CCRN) supports synagogue efforts to create and sustain caring communities. We foster dialogue and develop networking and educational opportunities among congregations through synagogue and community-wide trainings, consultations, and conferences. The CCRN is a program of Jewish Healing Connections – Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JF&CS) in collaboration with Jewish Family Service of Metrowest JFSMW).