Orthodox Jewish Customs in their Relation to the Nursing Profession


Publication Date: September 1915

Publisher: Jewish Communal Service Association of North America

Author(s): Rabbi Leo M. Franklin

Research Area: Culture and religion; Health

Keywords: Religion; Orthodox Judaism; Health

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


A guide for nurses unfamiliar with Orthodox Judaism, explaining aspects of the religious practice, such as dietary rules, regular rituals, and death and burial practices, that may affect their experiences in hospitals and their medical care.