The Jewish Studies Program: Guest Lecture — Rabbi Carla Howard's "Spiritual Care at the End of Life"

February 15, 2012

The Jewish Studies Program welcomes Rabbi Carla Howard who will deliver her lecture “Spiritual Care at the End of Life.”

Rabbi Howard is the founder and Executive Director of the Jewish Healing Center in Los Angeles.  The center uses a multi-faceted approach to healing, based on the wisdom of the Jewish tradition, to provide compassionate care to individuals affected by serious illness and other life crises. In addition to her chaplaincy work, Rabbi Howard is on the faculty of UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine and the Academy for Jewish Religion rabbinical seminary. She also serves on the Bio-Ethics Committee of Santa Monica/UCLA Medical Center.

As always, Jewish Studies guest lectures are free and open to the public. There is no need to RSVP.

For further information, please contact Jeffrey Blutinger, Barbara and Ray Alpert Endowed Chair in Jewish Studies, at 562.985.2196 or

Sponsors: The Jewish Studies Program, the Alpert Jewish Community Center, and the Jewish Federation of Greater Long Beach and West Orange