This classic work presents all of the fundamental laws and traditions pertaining to Jewish death and mourning. A best-seller since its initial publication, Rabbi Lamms book is divided into the following chapters:
-From the Moment of Death to the Funeral Service -The Funeral Service and the Interment -Mourning Observance of Shiva and Sheloshim -Year-Long Mourning Observances -Post-Mourning Practices and Procedures -Special Situations -The World Beyond the Grave
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. The hardcover edition of this title, originally issued in 1969, is available on-demand only.
One of the ten best Jewish religious books of the year.
--The New York Times
An essential book for libraries.