The Mitzvah of Healing: An Anthology of Jewish Texts, Meditations, Essays, Personal Stories, and Rituals

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Hara Person
UAHC, 2003 - Religion - 234 pages
In The Mitzvah of Healing, readers are able to explore every facet of Jewish healing, from historical perspectives to personal stories, traditional texts to modern meditations and rituals. In this valuable collection, which originated with the women's affiliate of the Reform Movement, numerous difficult questions are addressed concerning the healing of body, mind and soul. The thoughts, prayers and experiences of Debbie Friedman, Rabbi Nancy Flum, Rabbi Simkha Weintraub, Debbie Perlman and more contribute to this important collection of essays. Individuals, families and communities will be enriched, inspired and assisted on their paths of healing with this indispensable resource and guidebook.

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Rabbi Hara E. Person is the Editorial Director of the UAHC Press. Ordained by Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in 1998, she is a graduate of Amherst College, and holds an M.A. in Fine Arts from New York University/International Center of Photography

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