By STEWART AIN
April 7, 2020, 7:08 pm
Rabbi Jonathan Malamy, director of the Department of Meaningful Life (religious life and spiritual care) at the New Jewish Home in Manhattan, the Bronx and Westchester, spoke last weekend with the families of three patients who had died in the hospital. They struggled to accept the news.
As doctors and nurses scurried past him, Rabbi Jason Kirschner, wearing an N95 respirator mask, stood outside the closed door of a Covid-19 patient at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Manhattan last week and recited prayers of healing.Continue Reading Chaplains Bear a Great Weight as ‘Bridge to Families’: On the front lines of a changing ‘ministry of presence.’