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.