Threads

By Hanna Tiferet Siegel

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), September 2009

The author recounts the end of the life of her friend, who chose to participate in a new ritual practice during her struggle with cancer: weaving green tzitzit (ritual fringes) for herself and friends, meant to parallel the techeilet (blue) thread mentioned by the Torah, as a reminder to live harmoniously with the vulnerable earth.

Topic: Theology, Ritual, Environment, Death and Mourning, Spirituality, Jewish Text, Religion, Values

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

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.40/no.662

Page Number(s): 5-6

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Siegel, Hanna Tiferet. Threads. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). September 2009: 5-6. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=7344


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