Board of Directors
Neal Tandowsky, Chair
Nancy Boughey , LCSW, Vice Chair
Mary DeMay, M.D., Secretary
Gregg Rubenstein, Treasurer
Rabbi Michael Barenbaum
Lenore Bleadon
Benjamin Bloom
Martin Brotman , M.D.
Betsy Hausman
Allan Kaplan
Rabbi Sheldon Marder
Arlene Singer
Rabbi Eric Weiss, President and CEO

Honorary Directors
Ginny and Monte Lawrence

Past Chairs
Samele Samuel, z"l
Arelene Singer


Our Mission
Bay Area Jewish Healing Center is dedicated to providing Jewish spiritual care to those living with illness, to those caring for the ill, and to the bereaved through direct service, education and training, and information and referral.

Established in 1991 as the nation’s first Jewish healing center, Bay Area Jewish Healing Center provides chaplaincy and support services to anyone who wants to see a rabbi, regardless of affiliation or financial resources.

The Bay Area Jewish Healing Center receives generous support from the Jewish Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties, and various foundations and individuals.

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The Library
Jewish teachings on death, bereavement, and illness are the focus of our collection — the Bay Area's most extensive. Email us here for our most up-to-date bibliography. Please call in advance for hours: 415.750.4197.