TaharaHalpern, Lisa M. MSN, APRN, BCAJN The American Journal of Nursing: April 2006 - Volume 106 - Issue 4 - p 39 FEATURES: Reflections In Brief Author Information 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Reflections is coordinated by Veneta Masson, MA, RN: email@example.com. © 2006 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.