no Jewish family
is ever alone
when facing terminal illness.


We bring together the hospice, health care and social service communities to meet the medical, cultural and spiritual needs of you and your family.

Community Outreach


Solutions to Challenges – A Town Hall meeting at Adat Shalom

The Jewish Hospice & Chaplaincy Network’s Barbara Haddad participated in a community forum titled, “Caring for Aging Relatives” at Adat Shalom Synagogue. In a town hall format, audience members asked questions and shared concerns regarding caring for aging loved ones. Panel members offered solutions to the challenges families face during all stages of the aging journey.


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Photo (from right): Barb Haddad (Jewish Hospice & Chaplaincy Network); Lynn Brewer (ElderCare Solutions of Michigan); Moderator by Rabbi Aaron Bergman (Adat Shalom); Peter Ostrow (Brown Adult Day Care Program); and Ronnie Berman (Memory Club). — with Aaron Bergman at Adat Shalom Synagogue.



Grand Circle of Women honors Andi Wolfe

More than 600 people attended the second annual Grand Circle of Women tribute event honoring Andi Wolfe and featuring filmmaker Keith Famie’s documentary, The Embrace of Aging: The Female Perspective on Growing Old. To view a Facebook photo gallery of the event, visit our Facebook page:





What’s JHCN All About

Not sure what we do at Jewish Hospice & Chaplaincy Network? JHCN provides supportive care and adds the Jewish component to palliative and hospice care. Click this video link to watch a brief overview of the agency and its mission, then share it with your friends!


Transforming Loss

The inaugural event for JHCN’s Grand Circle of Women featured a screening of filmmaker Judith Burdick’s powerful film Transforming Loss, a documentary featuring seven survivors of profound tragedy. Their grace and inner strength demonstrate to us what we can survive, if tested. The evening also included a patron dinner and talk back presentation featuring the Ms. Burdick, several of the film’s featured subjects, and renown journalist and author Eleanor Clift. The event drew 600 attendees to the Berman Center for the Performing Arts on March 12, 2013.





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