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Title:
The Jewish book of living and dying
Author:
Solomon, Lewis D.
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Publication Information:
Northvale, N.J. : Jason Aronson, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xvi, 275 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780765761019
Format :
Book

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"This book provides the Jewish perspective on the soul's after-life journey. As a work of practical spirituality, The Jewish Book of Living and Dying applies traditional Jewish concepts to help us meet the difficult times we all face." "The Jewish Book of Living and Dying is much more than a tour through the world of souls based on Jewish texts and tales. In this work of practical spirituality, Lewis D. Solomon explores various Jewish rituals of death and mourning and integrate ideas and perspectives about the afterlife with the various ritual practices used in times of death, burial, and mourning. Using traditional prayers and rituals and personalized meditations and visualizations as soul-guiding techniques, the survivors can assist a descendent's soul on its afterlife journey."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved


Author Notes

Lewis D. Solomon, an ordained rabbi, is the Theodore Rinehart Professor of Business Law at The George Washington University Law School. He holds a B.A. from Cornell University, and a J.D. from Yale Law School, and is a member of the Bar of the State of New York. Rabbi Solomon received his ordination from the Rabbinical Studies Department of The New Seminary. He is a member of the Rabbinical Fellowship of America and has authored over thirty books. Rabbi Solomon has taught courses on Jewish Views of the Afterlife and Basic Judaism. He resides in Washington, D.C. with his wife Jane Stern Solomon. They have one son, Michael.