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Tahara

Halpern, Lisa M. MSN, APRN, BC

AJN The American Journal of Nursing: April 2006 - Volume 106 - Issue 4 - p 39
FEATURES: Reflections

An ancient Jewish ritual for the dead.

Lisa M. Halpern lives in Hartford, CT. The deceased woman described in this article is a fictional composite of some of the women Halpern has encountered while participating in the tahara. Contact author: lhalpern@alumni.princeton.edu. Reflections is coordinated by Veneta Masson, MA, RN: masson@erols.com.

© 2006 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.