Judaism & Hospice

Judaism, Hospice and Palliative Care: Questions and Answers. What you need to know about Jewish approaches to end-of-life care. This post is part of a series sponsored by and developed in partnership with MJHS Health System and UJA-Federation of New York to raise awareness and facilitate conversations about end of life care in a Jewish context. Full Article Here
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Book Suggestion: The Suicide Funeral (or Memorial Service): Honoring Their Memory, Comforting Their Survivors

The Suicide Funeral (or Memorial Service) 2017, edited by Melinda Moore and Daniel A. Roberts. The editors say, “This book is designed to assist clergy, chaplains, and other faith leaders as they develop sermons and homilies for a funeral service. …Those who plan and lead a funeral service may enable family and friends to understand and participate intentionally in their grief process.” ...
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Hope Is Greater Than Love

Hope is a greater human need than even love Original article available here: https://www.yediot.co.il/articles/0,7340,L-5456186,00.html “תקווה היא צורך אנושי גדול יותר אפילו מאהבה” לקראת פסח 1972 אמא של בן קורן קראה לו, לאחיו ולאחותו לחדר השינה שלה ובישרה להם: “אבא לא יהיה איתנו בליל הסדר. הוא מאושפז בבית חולים במצב לא טוב”. כמה שעות לאחר מכן הגיעו כולם לבית החולים “סלואן...
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