To Comfort and Be Comforted
A Guide to the Mitzvah of Nichum Aveilim
Visiting a shivah house and trying to find the appropriate words to say to those experiencing grief is not an easy task. Yet we all want to be there for our families and our communities during their times of sorrow, difficult as this might be.
This volume is an invaluable guide for every Jew in how to go about this mitzvah, give chizzuk and share perspective during times of loss. Thirty-six dynamic rabbis, professionals and laypeople who have experienced personal tragedy offer halachic and hashkafic guidance and encouragement.
With proper understanding of this mitzvah, we can bring meaning and hope to those who have been touched by loss.
Hardcover | 6" x 9" | 416 pages | ISBN 9781944143022