"A Jewish Woman's Prayer Book",
, 2008 , 60-73.
A Jewish Woman's Prayer Book, originally published in Hebrew, is a collection of prayers written by and/or for Jewish women from a diverse range of historical and cultural backgrounds. The collection includes prayers for life-cycle events, times of crisis, women's mitzvot, holidays, the Sabbath, festivals, and more. Hebrew texts are included.
The indicated pages contain prayers for the wedding day.
"Am I My Mother's Daughter? A Search of Identity",
, 2005 .
We follow Julie, her husband and children on their journey into fear, diagnosis and missed diagnosis and through successful and failed surgeries. We also witness Julie's reaction to the "miracle" medicines that can destroy the patient even as they cure her disease. The reader experiences how alternative medicines and their practitioners touch Julie's soul while helping her in her fight to reclaim her body. We also learn how the author's local Jewish community pulled together and assisted her through her illness.
"Halakhic Issues Presented by Breast Cancer",
, Tradition , 41 ,4 , 2008 , Winter , 33-53.
Yo'atzot Halakha Naomi Englard-Schaffer and Dr. Deena Zimmerman present a number of halakhic issues that arise concerning the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. While this article was conceived primarily to address halakhic concerns related to breast cancer, much of the discussion is relevant to women affected by other types of cancer as well.
"Anger in the Context of Illness: Perspectives in Jewish Tradition",
, Yale Journal for Humanities in Medicine , 2004 .
This is a transcript of a lecture that focuses on attitudes towards anger, and approaches to dealing with anger, in Judaism, and how these teachings might be useful to individuals experiencing anger in environments of illness.