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Rabbi Carla Howard

Carla Howard

Rabbi Howard is the Founder and Executive Director and CEO of the Jewish Healing Center, Los Angeles. Rabbi Howard combines rabbinic ordination with a unique background of pre-medical studies, clinical work in women’s medicine and midwifery, and success as an entrepreneur.   For five years, Rabbi Howard was Co-Founder and Executive Director of Jewish Hospice Project – Los Angeles, and she currently is on the faculty of UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine and the Academy for Jewish Religion rabbinical seminary, and serves on the Bio-Ethics Committee of Santa Monica/UCLA Medical Center.

News and Events - Spring 2012

Sincere thanks to Barbara and Ray Alpert for their generous donation. Read the press release on the Barbara and Ray Alpert Endowed Chair in Jewish Studies for more information.

Current Events

August 8-12
Holocaust Workshop

February 23, 7:30 pm,

Rabbi Carla Howard, “Spiritual Care at the End of Life

March 14, 7:00 pm

Rabbi Miriyam Glazer, Ph.D., “Kosher, Treyf, and Chinese:  The Jewish Matrix of Food and Spirituality

April 19, TBA

Evgeny Tsymbal, “Diary From a Burned Ghetto,” Film and Discussion

May 1, 7:30 pm

Professor Craig Smith, “Writing For the President:  How Speeches Shape Presidential Campaigns



All lectures will be held at Alpert JCC

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