Friday, July 10, 2009
Ask the Rabbi: Judaism and Cremation
Ariela Pelaia, our new Programming Director, also serves as the Judaism Guide for About.com. Read her bio here. I appreciate her asking me to assist on one aspect of this project, a new "Ask the Rabbi" feature that she has started. The first question asked me was no softball toss, but one of the more difficult questions a rabbi can face: that of Judaism's view on cremation. And it was not asked merely as an academic exercise, but by a couple in serious distress. Check http://judaism.about.com/ to see my response and to take a look at some of the great work Ariela has done on this very popular site.