Jewish Ritual, Reality, and Response at the End of Life: A Guide to Caring for Jewish Patients and Families

 A GuideHealthcare professionals, chaplains, social workers, funeral directors, family caregivers and others caring for Jewish patients and families through illness, death, and bereavement will find this an informative and useful resource. The detailed table of contents helps readers quickly find information on specific topics. Stories included throughout make this guide a valuable resource for patient care and an interesting exploration of Judaism’s rich traditions.

Written by Rabbi Mark A. Popovsky, the guide introduces Jewish beliefs and practices around illness, death and loss and provides practical suggestions for responding to the sometimes complicated situations where the clinical, religious, and cultural are entwined.

The Guide is available at the NHPCO Online Marketplace.