The Washer and the Washed: Bound in Sacred Duty

By Lynn Greenhough

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), September 2003

Believing we are with God in life and in death, the author describes her experience as a member of a Chevra Kadisha. She asserts that in facing death we find the spark of holiness that binds us to each other and to God and, in the sharing of that spark, we know that what was shattered can be healed.

Topic: Theology, Halakha, Jewish Law, Faith, Death and Mourning, Belief

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

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.34/no.603

Page Number(s): 2-3

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Greenhough, Lynn. The Washer and the Washed: Bound in Sacred Duty. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). September 2003: 2-3. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6996


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