Rabbinic Services

In addition to working directly with community members through our Seniors At HomeParents Place, and Palliative Care Program, JFCS provides rabbinic services to clients, staff, and programs throughout our regions, including:

  • Workshops on various topics in Jewish thought and practice at events for Holocaust survivors and at JFCS study groups
  • Spiritual leadership during Jewish holiday events and celebrations for clients, staff and community members
  • Memorial and funeral services for recently deceased JFCS clients
  • Rabbinic leadership at JFCS’ Volunteer Service functions
  • Jewish education and service learning for teens in JFCS’ Youth Programs
  • Guidance regarding the creation of a living will


Rabbi Daniel Isaacson, Director of Spiritual Care Services

Rabbi Daniel Isaacson holds a bachelor’s degree in religion from Dartmouth College. He received a master’s degree, and his rabbinic ordination, from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, in New York City. During his rabbinic training, Daniel lived and studied in Israel for four years. Prior to his work at JFCS, Daniel trained and worked as an interfaith chaplain at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center and as a spiritual care counselor for Pathways Hospice, both in the East Bay.

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Rabbi Daniel Isaacson
Director of Spiritual Care Services
[email protected]

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