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Gemilat Chesed and Moral Behaviour at Westerbork

Lessons from the Past to Remember for the Future
  • Ellen Ben-Sefer
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Abstract

In order to appreciate the meaning of gemilat chesed (acts of kindness) through the framework of Westerbork and, in particular, their application through the delivery of nursing care, it is essential that the concepts and principles, as well as the sources of such acts, are clarified. The principles and concepts supporting gemilat chesed are central to Jewish life and have been long established within the religion as well as the culture.

Keywords

Caring Practice Nursing Practice Jewish Community Moral Behaviour Jewish Life 
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