- Unknown Binding: 265 pages
- Publisher: J. David (1988)
- Language: English
- ASIN: B0007HJIHW
- Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars See all reviews (33 customer reviews)
"...a recognized classic that is as relevant today as it was when it was first published thirty years ago..." -- Malcolm Hoenlein,
"...will be read with wide interest and provide a gateway to an important rubric of Jewish thought and philosophy." -- Lord Immanuel --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
Rabbi Maurice Lamm was awarded an honorary doctorate by Yeshiva University, from which he holds a B.A., M.A., and rabbinic ordination. He has served on the faculty of Stern College for Women, was field director of Military Chaplains, and traveled for the U. S. Department of Defense with the civilian equivalent of Major General. His chaplaincy duties took him around the world. One of his most important contributions has been the creation of the National Institute for Jewish Hospice. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
This book gives a lot of information that many Christians are totally unaware of. I real want to be able to talk to a Rabbi in my area for further information and enlightenment on... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Richard D. Meiser
A very helpful guide to help us navigate through the Jewish ways of death and grief rituals. Very good explanations to the Jewish traditions that help us deal with death and loss. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Beth Kramer
This book is the definitive way to deal with death in our family.Published 8 months ago by Dan Pickholtz
Assigned for a class. I had noticed it is one of those books people hold on to as a resource so I bought it rather than borrowing. Do glad I did.Published 11 months ago by Rivka Esther
Well written and very useful. I read it immediately following the death of each parent, for guidance on specifically what to do.Published 12 months ago by Moshe Haven
The definitve guide to mourning, no matter what "branch" of Judaism you identify with...there are pearls of wisdom here that helped me. Read morePublished 12 months ago by ALT