Posts Tagged ‘Ira Kaufman Chapel’

KJ Gross and Kaleb Klakulak sit at a table and smile. One black boy and one white boy with red hair, both with glasses

Christmas Wish – Updated

Donors step in to help 12-year-old supply gravestone for his best friend. Keri Guten Cohen JN Story Development Editor Kaleb Klakulak, 12, has a wish for Christmas — he wants to buy a gravestone for his best friend’s unmarked grave. Kenneth “KJ” Gross, 12, died May 1 from leukemia and heart failure; his mother was…

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candles to show mourning and mortality

Petite Essays On Mortality

The following five essays are companions to Stephen Goldman’s eloquent piece on facing the new year with a terminal diagnosis. All five writers have a connection to the Jewish Hospice and Chaplaincy Network. Their topic: Mortality. Follow Your Journey, With Love Oct. 6, 2016, was the worst day of our lives. That’s the day my…

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