Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah (Sept. 20, 2017) is the Jewish New Year festival, held on the first (also sometimes the second) day of Tishri (in September). It is marked by the blowing of the shofar, and begins the ten days of penitence culminating in Yom Kippur. For more information,...

Reflections on 9/11 and Grieving

A book review of Patricia Murphy’s (2008) book, Tough Topics. Source: Murphy, P. (2008). Tough topics: death. Chicago: Heinemann Library.   Reflections on 9/11                 September 11th (9/11) is remembered annually for the terrorist attacks on the United States...