From Mouring to Morning Featured in Publishers Weekly

From Mourning to Morningby Lynn Garrett, PW Religion

“There also are practical resources for those who have suffered the loss of a loved one. Rabbi Simeon Schreiber, author of From Mourning to Morning: A Comprehensive Guide to Mourning, Grieving, and Bereavement (Urim, Nov.), says that ‘the ritual of the shivah call is important for the mourners because it gives them the opportunity to open up and express their innermost feelings about the deceased.’ He adds, ‘Shivah helps with the grieving process because it provides a cathartic release of emotions that must be expressed rather than repressed.'”

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