Chevra Kadisha Resources - February

Rashi, the eleventh-century Bible commentator explains that, "The kindness that is shown to the dead is a true kindness, for (in such a case) one does not expect to be repaid" (commentary on Genesis 47:29).
The Book of Jewish Values  by Rabbi Joseph Telushkin,  page 432

Suggested Reading 

Title Author
 Adult Books  
The Book of Jewish Values: A Day-By-Day Guide to Ethical Living Telushkin, Rabbi Joseph
A Guide to Jewish Religious Practice Klein, Rabbi Isaac
A Jewish Book of Comfort Kay, Alan A.
The Jewish Catalog: A Do-It-Yourself Kit Siegel, Richard
The Jewish Mourner's Book of Why Kolatch, Alfred J.
The Jewish Mourner's Handbook Cutter, Rabbi William
The Jewish Way in Death and Mourning Lamm, Rabbi Maurice
The Journey of Mourning Hirsh, Rabbi Richard
The JPS Guide to Jewish Traditions Eisenberg, Ronald L.
K'Vod Hamet: A Guide for the Bereaved Kelman, Rabbi Stuart
Lifecycles: Jewish Women on Life Passages & Personal Milestones   Orenstein, Rabbi Debra
A Plain Pine Box: A Return to Simple Jewish Funerals and Eternal Traditions        Goodman, Rabbi Arnold M.
The Sacred Bridge: A Helping Guide for the Mourner and Community   Stoehr, Cantor Steven
Saying Kaddish: How to Comfort the Dying, Bury the Dead & Mourn As a Jew  Diamant, Anita
A Time to Mourn, A Time to Comfort Wolfson, Dr. Ron
Wrestling with the Angel: Jewish Insights on Death and Mourning Riemer, Rabbi Jack, editor
   
Web site  
"Jewish Funerals, Burials, and Mourning"   http://www.jewish-funerals.org/    
David Zinner, Executive Director of Kavod v'Nichum http://www.religionlink.com

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