May We Recommend a Good Book?

There are many books on the topic of Jewish funerals and Jewish mourning customs. These are a few that we recommend, and have available to loan. Call us at (440) 498-1993 to make arrangements to borrow one of these titles.

Featured Titles

A Time to Mourn - A Time to Comfort, 1993, by Dr. Ron Wolfson

Jewish Insights on Death and Mourning,1995,  Edited by Jack Reimer

Mourning in Halachah, 1991, by Rabbi Chaim Binyamin Goldberg

The Jewish Mourner's Book of Why, 1993, by Alfred J. Kolatch

                                                                                  To Be A Jew, 1972, by Rabbi Hayim Halevy Donin

                                                                                   The Jewish Book of Why, 1981, by Alfred J. Kolatch


On the Topic of Cremation?

This has been a topic of conversation that is only increasing in frequency. We make no judgments or recommendations here. The following is offered only as a resource for you as you consider options.

Cremation or Burial? A Jewish View, by Doron Kornbluth


What's Next?

Now that we've given you the basics, it's time to reflect more on exactly what is appropriate for you and your family. If possible, gather everyone together to speak of their feelings and desires.

Still looking for inspiration? Speaking with a professional funeral planner will help to clarify your thinking. Reach us at (440) 498-1993.