Lifetime Companion to the
Laws of Jewish Family Life
By Deena R. Zimmerman
222 pages, 6 ½” x 9 ½”
A Lifetime Companion to the Laws of Jewish Family Life was written to help married -- or about to be married -- couples of all ages learn the halachot of taharat hamishpachah, the laws of Jewish marital life. In addition, particular emphasis was placed on achieving an understanding of the interplay between Jewish law and women’s health issues throughout the life cycle.
About the Author
Deena R. Zimmerman MD MPH IBCLC is a physician with a life-long love for Judaic Studies. She received her BA degree from Yale University and MD from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She completed her pediatric residency, chief residency and Masters in Public Health at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, where she also served on the faculty as Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics for four years. Dr. Deena Zimmerman currently works as a pediatrician for Maccabi Health Service and TEREM-Immediate Medical Care, and is Medical Advisor to the Jerusalem Breastfeeding Center.
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