Book Review: Death: The Deepest Challenge

By Julian Sinclair

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), September 2003

The author reviews Joseph B. Soloveitchik's Out of the Whirlwind: Essays on Mourning and Rachel S. Hallote and Ivan R. Dee's Death, Burial and Afterlife in the Biblical World. He contends that although the books have little in common, their unifying theme is the wisdom of Jewish law (halakha) in helping us to face death and bereavement in a way that is honest, dignified, and ultimately enobling.

Topic: Halakha, Ritual, Jewish Law, Death and Mourning, Publications, Jewish Text

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.34/no.603

Page Number(s): 15-16

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Genre: Book Review

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Sinclair, Julian. Book Review: Death: The Deepest Challenge. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). September 2003: 15-16. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=7008


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