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Myth or Fact: Death and Mourning Quiz

Test your knowledge of Jewish mourning and bereavement practices.



Question 1. A Jewish funeral is typically held as soon as possible.
 True
 False

 

Question 2. Traditionally Jews put stones on graves.
 True
 False

 

Question 3. If you commit suicide you cannot be buried in a Jewish cemetery.
 True
 False

 

Question 4. At a shiva house the mirrors will be covered.
 True
 False

 

Question 5. If you have a tattoo you can't be buried in a Jewish cemetery.
 True
 False