Rabbi Anne Brener, MAJCS, MA, LCSW , is a Los Angeles-based psychotherapist and spiritual director who has assisted institutions worldwide in creating caring communities. A prolific writer, she is the author of the acclaimed Mourning & Mitzvah: A Guided Journal for Walking the Mourner's Path Through Grief to Healing (Jewish Lights Publishing). She is a faculty member at the Academy for Jewish Religion, California, and the Morei Derekh program of the Yedidya Center for Jewish Spiritual Direction.
Rabbi Jack Riemer has conducted workshops in many congregations to help participants prepare their own ethical wills. He is Rabbi of Congregation Beth Tikvah in Boca Raton, Florida and the head of the National Rabbinic Network, a support system for rabbis across all denominational lines.