The Center for Pastoral Education Annual Benefit Luncheon
Date: Jun 07, 2017 - Jun 07, 2017
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Sponsor: Center for Pastoral Education
Location: New York City
Category: Annual Galas
Transformative Education in Spiritual Care
Join JTS for the Center for Pastoral Education Second Annual Benefit Luncheon, honoring Rabbi Marion Shulevitz, Charles H. Revson Award Recipient, and Sally Kaplan, Pastoral Care Leadership Award Recipient.
Wednesday, June 7, 2017, noon–2:00 p.m.
The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd Street
New York City
RSVP by May 26, 2017
For more information, please contact Michele Carlin at (212) 678-8935.
About the Honorees
Sally Kaplan is the Program Director of What Matters: Caring Conversations about End of Life, an initiative to bring advance care planning to the Jewish community of New York. What Matters represents a consortium of JCC Manhattan, the Center for Pastoral Education at JTS, and The New Jewish Home, with funding from Plaza Jewish Community Chapel and UJA-Federation of New York. Previously she was the planning manager of UJA-Federation’s Caring Commission, overseeing the portfolio of spiritual and end of life care grants in New York and Israel, including the establishment of New York’s first Jewish hospice residence. She serves in lay leadership capacities at Congregation Rodeph Sholom, UJA-Federation, JTS, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, and ImmerseNYC. Sally has engaged in CPE training at the HealthCare Chaplaincy and at JTS and recently served at the Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She was a member of the Palliative Care Steering Committee of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and has been a featured speaker on end-of-life and spiritual care issues for healthcare, congregational, and Jewish community audiences.
Rabbi Marion Shulevitz was ordained by the Rabbinical School of JTS in 1989. Now retired, her most recent position was as rabbi of Amsterdam House in New York, a multi-faith nursing home. Rabbi Shulevitz has been the rabbi of the New York Board of Rabbis Rabbinical Hospice Program, as well as Jewish chaplain at a number of New York hospitals, including the Hospital for Special Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital, Beth Israel North, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center and Bellevue Medical Center. Professionally certified by the National Association of Jewish Chaplains and a past board member, recording secretary, and member of their Ethics Committee, Rabbi Shulevitz is also a member of the New York Board of Rabbis and the Rabbinical Assembly. Rabbi Shulevitz is married to William Shulevitz and is the mother of Deborah, Michael, and Judith, and the grandmother of five.