Rabbi Simeon Schreiber, Senior Staff Chaplain at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, translates his many years of experience into a greater understanding of the emotions surrounding death, grieving, mourning, and bereavement in Judaism. From Mourning to Morning presents these principles in a comprehensive format. Focusing on the Shiva, the seven day period of mourning in Judaism, Rabbi Schreiber explains the foundation of visiting a house of mourners, and suggests proper etiquette in conducting a visit. With sensitivity and expertise, Rabbi Schreiber provides unique and practical advise on how to cope with death, mourning, and the related issues that we all will inevitably face.
About the Author
Rabbi Simeon Schreiber serves as Senior Staff Chaplain at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Florida, and is the first chaplain of the Bal Harbour Police Department in Florida. He is also the founder, director, and lead chaplain of Visiting Chaplain Services, Inc., a non-for-profit agency providing comfort and support to anyone in spiritual or emotional distress. He has written and lectured extensively on the guidelines and protocols for those who are sitting Shiva, the seven day period of mourning in Judaism. He is also the author of “A Caring Presence,” which contains an in-depth guide to the etiquette of visiting the sick.