Loss and Bereavement


Prof. Ronit Leichtentritt Dr. Galia Weinberg-Kurnik Dr. Hisham abu Raiya


Recent Publications

Leichtentritt, Ronit D., Leichtentritt, Judy, & Mahat Shamir, Michal. "Shadows from the past: The mothering experience of women survivors of maternal suicide." Journal of Social Work 18 (2018).

Mahat-Shamir, Michal, Davidson Arad, BilhaShilo, Guy, Adler, Ronit, & Leichtentritt, Ronit D. "The family in the view of Israeli adolescents in foster care." Journal of Social Work 18 (2018).

Mahat-Shamir, Michal, Hamama-Raz, Yaira, & Leichtentritt, Ronit D. "Body perception and organ donation: Bereaved parents’ perspectives." Qualitative Health Research 29 (2019).

Abu-Raiya, Hisham, & Jamal, Haneen. "The links between religious coping and subjective well-being among Israeli-Muslims who lost a beloved person through death." Death Studies 45 (2019).

Leichtentritt, Ronit D. & Weinberg Kurnik, Galia. "Bereaved parents’ unwillingness to participate in a joint research interview: The case of feticide." Health Care for Women International 41 (2020).

Rezniski, Shirli, Doron, Israel, & Leichtentritt, Ronit D. "Perception of death and its role in end-of-life decisions." In S. Brill, J. Cohen-Mansfield, H. Hazan & S. Lavi (Eds.), When life ends: Medicine, law and culture confronting death in Israel (Hebrew; Hakibutz Hameohad: Red Line Pub, 2020).

Rezniski, Shirli, Doron, Israel, & Leichtentritt, Ronit D. "Towards the end of life – making medical decisions: From autonomy to relational autonomy." Maazani Michpat 13 (2020) (Hebrew).

Weinberg-Kurnik, Galia, Anchoo, Ofra. & Leichtentritt, Ronit D. "Standing in Spaces and Feeling Alright: The Experience of Bereaved Fathers of Fallen Soldiers in Israel." Psychology of Men and Masculinity 22 (2021).

Abu-Raiya, Hisham, & Sulleiman, Reem. "Direct and indirect links between religious coping and posttraumatic growth among Muslims who lost their kids due to automobile accident." Journal of Happiness Studies 22 (2021).

Mahat-Shamir, Michal, Leichtentritt, Ronit D., Zinman, Lara, & Pitcho-Prelorentzos, Shani. "The unseen: Disenfranchised grief experiences among bereaved family members as a result of homicide." In R. Peled-Laskov, E. Soham & M. Hovav (eds.), Victims of crime: Juridical, social and psychological outcomes. (Hebrew; in press).


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