Guidance

NIJH enhances a hospice’s ability to respond to the diverse needs of Jewish patients and their families in a caring, dignified manner, consistent with Jewish heritage and values.

Guidance

NIJH enhances a hospice’s ability to respond to the diverse needs of Jewish patients and their families in a caring, dignified manner, consistent with Jewish heritage and values.

What is The National Institute for Jewish Hospice?

The Institute For Jewish Hospice (NIJH) was established in 1985 by Rabbi Dr. Maurice Lamm to help alleviate suffering in serious and terminal illness. Since it’s founding, NIJH has accredited hundreds of hospices and trained thousands of hospice professionals across the country. Its more than 52,000 members are comprised of business and professional leaders, and a consortium of endowing foundations. NIJH serves as an essential resource and educational center for hospices, hospitals, family service, medical organizations and all health-care agencies, educating them to the unique issues and challenges of serving the Jewish terminally ill.

What is The National Institute for Jewish Hospice?

The Institute For Jewish Hospice (NIJH) was established in 1985 by Rabbi Dr. Maurice Lamm to help alleviate suffering in serious and terminal illness. Since it’s founding, NIJH has accredited hundreds of hospices and trained thousands of hospice professionals across the country. Its more than 52,000 members are comprised of business and professional leaders, and a consortium of endowing foundations. NIJH serves as an essential resource and educational center for hospices, hospitals, family service, medical organizations and all health-care agencies, educating them to the unique issues and challenges of serving the Jewish terminally ill.

For Patients & their Families

The needs of the patient must always come first. In the past 36 years, we have made a significant difference in the treatment of the Jewish terminally ill.

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For Providers & Accreditation

The ongoing education and resources provided through NIJH accreditation helps your organization be recognized for your support and understanding of the unique and diverse end of life needs of the Jewish community.

Register for the NIJH Virtual Conference: November 18 & 19, 2021.