From the authors of the well-known Guidelines series, this new volume presents, in trademark question-and-answer format, the laws of pregnancy and birth, bris milah, pidyon haben, bar mitzvah, marriage, and mourning.
Throughout our lives, we celebrate both happy and sad occasions, often without prior preparation. What are the halachos involved in choosing a child's name? May one use any kohen for a pidyon haben? What special laws apply during the first week of marriage? These questions and many more are answered in this succinct guide to various lifecycle events.
With a focus on both the practical and the insightful, the over one thousand questions presented in this book will provide all the information you were lacking in a clear and straightforward fashion. With Guidelines, you'll be assured of the guidance you need.