A Candle for Grandpa by David Techner, et al
A young boy describes the events surrounding the death of his
grandfather including his and his family's feelings of grief and the Jewish
funeral service that they participate in. Also includes answers to frequently
asked questions regarding death and funerals.
A Time to Mourn a Time to Comfort (Art of Jewish Living Series)
by Ron Dr. Wolfson, Joel Lurie Grishaver (Editor) (Paperback)
A guide to meeting the needs of those who mourn and those who seek
to provide comfort in times of sadness. While this book is written
from a laypersons point of view, it also includes the specifics for
funeral preparations and practical guidance for preparing the home
and family to sit shiva
The Blessing of a Broken Heart by Sherri Mandell
Koby Mandell was just thirteen-years-old on May 8, 2001, when he and
his friend Yosef cut school to go hiking. Their bodies were found
the next day. The boys had been brutally stoned to death in a cave
in the heart of the Judean desert. The extreme cruelty of this act
of terror shocked the world. How does a family cope with the loss of
a child through such horror?
Confronting the Loss of a Baby by Yamin Levy
Rabbi Levy, himself the father of a stillborn baby, expresses a contemporary
view of the need for healing the loss of a baby.
Consolation: The Spiritual Journey Beyond Grief by Maurice
A comprehensive, erudite, sensitive, multi-faceted, and practical
book on the subject of grief . A brilliant source of up-to-date
psychological advice to mourners of all faiths and to all who bring
comfort to the bereaved.
Goodbye, Mom: A Memoir of Prayer, Jewish Mourning, and Healing
by Arnie Singer
Goodbye,Mom: A Memoir of Prayer, Jewish Mourning and Healing, is a
practical and spiritual guide embedded within the true story of
son's struggle to deal with his mother's passing. It is a moving
story of hope and prayer, love and respect, mourning and grieving,
Grief in Our Seasons: A Mourner's Kaddish Companion by Kerry
M. Olitzky (Paperback)
From Jewish tradition: Strength for the first year of
mourning.Jewish tradition encourages us to study as a way of
honoring the memory of those we love who are no longer among us.
Help Me Say Goodbye by Janis Silverman
An art therapy and activity book for children coping with the death
of someone they love. Sensitive exercises address all the questions
children may have during this emotional and troubling crisis.
Children are encouraged to express in pictures what they are often
incapable of expressing in words.
Jewish Insights on Death and Mourning by Jack Riemer
Jewish Insights On Death And Mourning is a superb collection of
writings exploring how Jewish insights on death and mourning rituals
can teach the living and comfort the bereaved.
The Jewish Mourner's Book of Why by Alfred J. Kolatch
Comprehensive volume on Jewish death and mourning.
Question-and-answer format explores the laws, observances and
customs that relate to Jewish mourning. Includes a special
inspirational section and readings for the bereaved.
The Jewish Way in Death and Mourning by Maurice Lamm
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.
Kaddish by Leon Wieseltier, Dawidowicz
Leon Wieseltier's Kaddish is a completely new kind of book. It is
not quite philosophy, autobiography, history, or Midrash, but it
blends all of these genres into a narrative of Wieseltier's grief
during the year following his father's death.
Living a Year of Kaddish by Ari L. Goldman
The best-selling author of The Search for God at Harvard continues
his spiritual quest in this heartfelt and poignant account of the
year he spent saying kaddish for his father.
Mourning & Mitzvah: A Guided Journal for Walking the Mourner's Path
Through Grief to Healing by Anne Brener (Paperback)
While it follows the Jewish mourning process and tradition, this
book is not just for Jews, but for all people who would gain
strength to heal and insight from the Bible and teachings of Jewish
Saying Kaddish: How to Comfort the Dying, Bury the Dead, and Mourn
As a Jew by Anita Diamant (Paperback)
Anita Diamant's knowledge, sensitivity, and clarity have made her
one of the most respected writers of guides to Jewish life. In
Saying Kaddish, she shows how to make Judaism's time-honored rituals
into personal, meaningful sources of comfort.
Tears of Sorrow, Seeds of Hope by Nina Beth Cardin
Many people who endure the emotional suffering of infertility,
pregnancy loss, or stillbirth bear this sorrow alone. The sorrow of
the emptiness felt from a loss that is without a face, a name, or a
grave. At last, there is a source that acknowledges and encourages
expressions of their grief, and offers comfort in the moments of
When a Baby Dies by Nancy Kohner, Alix Henley
Using letters from and interviews with many bereaved parents,
Nancy Kohner and Alix Henley have written a book which offers understanding of
what it means to lose a baby and the grief that follows.