November 9, 2006
(Page 2 - Previous Page)In addition to conducting select services, Winnick's responsibilities at JHA will include directing the rabbinical staff already in place through all religious and Jewish educational activities throughout the JHA system, including religious services; memorial services; lifecycle events; and educational and holiday programs for clients, residents and staff. He will also serve as a resource for all departments regarding religious issues and activities; participation in the JHA's ethics and values committee; serve as consultant to Skirball Hospice; and provide pastoral care and intervention for JHA clients, residents, family members and staff.
"Life is a gift, and being Jewish is a particular form of the gift," Winnick said. "We at the Jewish Home have the sacred opportunity to use compassion and warmth to accompany our residents and their families with dignity through the highs and lows of the journey of life."
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