Englewood Hospital and Medical Center offers services and amenities to serve the religious needs of the Orthodox/observant Jewish community during any hospital stay, according to Jay Nadel, the chairman of its board.
Some of these amenities include
“¢ access to Jewish chaplaincy
“¢ a liaison person
“¢ a Sabbath elevator
“¢ a stocked kosher kitchen,
“¢ hot kosher food vending and
glatt kosher meals in the cafeteria,
“¢ a Sabbath hospitality room.
Jewish holidays are also observed through appropriate ceremonies, patient visitation, and televised (closed-circuit) services.
For information about the program, call the Jewish community liaison, Rachel Dube, at (201) 894-3911 or ext. 3911 from within the medical center. For Jewish chaplaincy, call (201) 894-3228, or ext. 3228 when in the hospital.