Study by The Pew Charitable Trusts:
How Faith Communities Facilitate Conversations Around End-of-Life Concerns:
Interviews show the benefits of training and engagement of advance care planning
September 2017. This report describes how faith communities are a natural, appropriate venue for advance care planning. What Matters is highlighted as an initiative of the Jewish community in which "people of faith are already engaged in conversations about serious illness care."
Click here to read a brief overview.
In the news
What Matters featured in JCC Manhattan's The Living Room
Plaza Jewish Community Chapel:
"What Matters: Caring Conversations about End of Life"
(Reprinted from the JCC Manhattan Newsletter)
"What Matters' is Semifinalist in Lippman Kanfer Prize for Applied Jewish Wisdom"
Press release: Plaza announces grant award:
"Plaza Jewish Community Chapel Announces Grant Award"