The Resource Kaddish: : women's voices, (ebook)

Kaddish: : women's voices, (ebook)

Label
Kaddish: : women's voices
Title
Kaddish:
Title remainder
women's voices
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
For centuries, Jews have turned to the Mourner's Kaddish prayer upon experiencing a loss. This groundbreaking book explores what the recitation of Kaddish has meant specifically to women. Did they find the consolation, closure, and community they were seeking? How did saying Kaddish affect their relationships with God, with prayer, with the deceased, and with the living? With courage and generosity, 52 authors from around the world reflect upon their experiences of mourning. They share their relationships with the family members they lost and what it meant to move on; how they struggled to balance the competing demands of child rearing, work, and grief; what they learned about tradition and themselves; and the disappointments and particular challenges they confronted as women. The collection shares viewpoints from diverse perspectives and backgrounds and examines what it means to heal from loss and to honor memory in family relationships, both loving and fraught with pain. It is a precious record of women searching for their place within Jewish tradition and exploring the connections that make human life worthwhile
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
296.445
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Smart, Michal
  • Ashkenas, Barbara
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jewish mourning customs
  • Women in Judaism
  • Feminism
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Kaddish: : women's voices, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9789655241716
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11769705
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11769705
System control number
MWT11769705
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Kaddish: : women's voices, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9789655241716
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11769705
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11769705
System control number
MWT11769705
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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