Sunday, February 12, 2017

Practical guides for ill and suffering Jewish people and their doctors and care-givers.

A miscellany of works on pregnancy, birth, the medical aspect of Berit Milah, family planning, life in hospital, mental health, depression, chaplaincy, Shabbat observance, terminal illness, and end of life care. All can be ordered through the hollanderbooks website. A full list of our holdings in the area of Jewish Medicine you can find the list here.

Abraham, Abraham S. Halachot for the Physician on the Shabbat & Festivals. Jerusalem, The Dr. Falk Schlesinger Institute for Medical-Halachic Research at Sha'are Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, 1995. ISBN: 965-7011-02-7. 32mo, paper covers, 130, glossary, index. Softbound. Very Good. Translated from Voume 5 of Nishmat Avraham: Medical Halachah for Patients & Physicians. A pocket guide. (82768)    $12.00

Cohen, Eugene J. Guide to Ritual Circumcision and Redemption of the First-Born Son. New York, Ktav Publishing House, Inc., 1984. ISBN: 0-88125-018-X. Octavo, printed paper covered boards with wear at the base of the spine from the removal of a label, frontispiece drawing by Chaim Gross, xvi, 200 pp., b/w illustrations, notes, bibliography, index, ink-stamps, wear to the rear free endpaper. Hardbound. Good.  (82067)      $125.00

Finkelstein, Baruch, Finkelstein, Michal. B'Sha'Ah Tovah: The Jewish Woman's Clinical and Halachic Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth. Jerusalem/ New York, Feldheim Publishers, 1993. ISBN: 0-87306-629-4. Octavo, glossy paper covered boards, xxx, 310 pp., warning signs during pregnancy, breast self-examination, RDA nutrition chart, a note about Tay-Sachs Disease, Hebrew appendix, glossary, glossary of medical terms, Hebrew childbirth lexicon, index. Hardbound. Very Good. Foreword by Rabbi Zev Leff. (82505)      $27.50

Grazi, Richard V., edited by. Be Fruitful and Multiply: Fertility Therapy and the Jewish Tradition. Jerusalem, Genesis Jerusalem Press, distributed by Philip Feldheim, Inc., 1994. ISBN: 0-9630936-4-9. Octavo in dust jacket, xiv, 220 pp., an explanation of Rabbinic terms used in this book, contributors. Hardbound. Very Good. With an Introduction by Lord Immanuel Jakobovitz (56092)      $29.95

Lamm, Maurice. The Jewish Way in Death and Mourning. New York, Jonathan David Publishers, 1969 [1981]. ISBN: 0-8246-0126-2. Octavo, paper covers, xx, 265 pp., notes, bibliography, glossary, index. Hardbound. Good.  (51755)   $2.95

Lamm, Maurice and Kinzbrunner, Barry M. The Jewish Hospice Manual: A Guide to Compassionate End-of-Life Care for Jewish Patients and their Families. New York and Miami, Florida, The National Institute for Jewish Hospice and Vitas: Innovative Hospice Care, 2006. 2nd Printing. Octavo, paper covers with yellow plastic spiral binding, v, 137 pp. Softbound. Very Good.  (82882)      $18.00

Schur, Tsvi G. Illness and Crisis: Coping the Jewish Way. New York, NCSY, 1987. ISBN: 1-879016-07-9. Octavo, glossy paper covers, 95 pp., bibliography. Softbound. Very Good.  (81828)     $2.95

Tendler, Moshe David. Pardes Rimonim: A Manual for the Jewish Family. Hoboken, New Jersey, Ktav Publishing House, Inc., 1988. ISBN: 0-88125-144-5. Octavo, glossy paper covers, xviii, 126 pp. Softbound. Very Good.  (82512)      $4.95

Twerski, Abraham J. Getting Up When You're Down: A mature discussion of an adult malady - depression and related conditions. Brooklyn, New York, Shaar Press, distributed by Mesorah Publications, ltd., 1997. ISBN: 0-89906-273-3. Octavo in dust jacket, 158 pp. Hardbound. Very Good.  (82756)     $9.95

Twerski, Abraham J. Self-Improvement? -I'm Jewish: Overcoming Self-Defeating Behavior. Brooklyn, New York, Shaar Press Publication, 1996. ISBN: 0-89906-583-X. Octavo in dust jacket, 111 pp. Hardbound. Very Good.  (21959)      $9.50

Weiner, Jason. Guide to Traditional Jewish Observance in a Hospital. Los Angeles, The Author, 2012. Octavo, paper covers, 109 pp. Softbound. Very Good.  (82591)      $18.00


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