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Elliot Kukla

Rabbi Elliot Kukla provides spiritual care in San Francisco to people living with mental or physical illness and grief, as well as those coming to the end of life in hospice and nursing homes. He also co-directs a Jewish spiritual care hospice program. His articles on Judaism and gender diversity, illness and healing are published in numerous magazines and anthologized widely. Elliot was ordained by Hebrew Union College in Los Angeles in 2006 and trained in chaplaincy at UCSF Medical Center in 2007. He lives in Oakland with his partner and a mélange of animals.

By Elliot Kukla


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    Vegas, It Isn’t: How Israeli Elections Sent Shockwaves through the Israel-Diaspora Relationship

    OFJCC Campus in Palo Alto, CA

    Dec 11, 2022

    5 pm ET · 

    Do the recent Israeli elections have an impact on the relationship between Israel and Diaspora Jewry? Bear witness as rock stars of Israeli policy come together for a frank conversation about the Israeli elections as seen from the vantage points of statecraft, diplomacy, academia and politics.

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