Ethical Wills & How to Prepare Them (2nd Edition): A Guide to Sharing Your Values from Generation to Generation (Edition, New)

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About the Author

Rabbi Jack Riemer, a well-known author and speaker, has conducted many workshops and seminars to help people learn about the inspiring tradition of ethical wills and to prepare their own. As head of the National Rabbinic Network, a support system for rabbis across all denominational lines, he gives sermon seminars to rabbis throughout the United States. He is editor of The World of the High Holy Days (Bernie Books) and Wrestling with the Angel (Schocken), coeditor of So That Your Values Live On: Ethical Wills and How to Prepare Them, and contributed to May God Remember: Memory and Memorializing in Judaism--Yizkor (both Jewish Lights).

Dr. Nathaniel Stampfer served Spertus Institute for many years as dean, vice president for academic affairs and professor of Jewish education.

Harold S. Kushner is author of the best-selling books When Bad Things Happen to Good People and Living a Life That Matters.


"Fascinating reading.... Especially valuable is the message ... that these documents continue to have meaning for modern Jews."
--Hadassah Magazine

"Ethical wills remind us of what are the essentials in life; they offer a model of how to live."
--Blu Greenberg, author, On Women and Judaism

"This remarkable volume will enrich all those who will read it and meditate upon its infinite wisdom."
--Elie Wiesel, Nobel Peace Prize laureate

"While the book is written from a Jewish viewpoint, its principles can easily be adapted by people of other faiths."
--Los Angeles Times

--Library Journal

"Extraordinary.... [Readers will] return to their own lives with a heightened sense of meaning, purpose and gratitude."

"Very inspiring and moving.... Sums it all up by providing a structured but flexible guide to writing your own ethical will."
--Jerusalem Post

"Perfect, an eclectic mix which will whet your appetite for more. More importantly, the included 'Guide to Writing Your Own Ethical Will' will be very helpful."
--UJF Virginia News