The Jewish Way in Death and Mourning
This classic work presents all of the fundamental
laws and traditions pertaining to Jewish death and mourning. A best-seller
since its publication in 1969, The Jewish Way in Death and Mourning has been
praised by scholars and laymen alike for its presentation of the traditional
point of view in modern psychological terms. Aside from explaining the rites
and rituals from the moment of death to interment, it discusses all of the first-year
mourning observances. A closing chapter deals with the afterlife.