death

Shiva: What You Need to Know

Questions and answers about traditions for the seven-day Jewish mourning period.

Timeline of Jewish Mourning

Key Jewish milestones after the loss of a loved one

What to Do When A Loved One is Dying

Jewish resources to help you through the final days and hours.

Organ Donation and Judaism

Frequently asked questions about Jewish views on this life-saving procedure.

How To Say The Mourner’s Kaddish (Video)

Learn how to say the Mourner’s Kaddish and practice with this video from our friends at G-dcast. Hebrew, transliteration and ...

Quiz: Myth or Facts on Death and Mourning

Test your knowledge of Jewish mourning and bereavement practices.

Ending Shiva

Getting up and walking around the block marks the end of a week of mourning.

Why Do Jews Put Stones on Graves?

Learn the reasons for this distinctive mourning practice.

Six Feet Under: A Jewish Take

Your father is dead and my pot roast is ruined.

Ask the Expert: Burying the Genizah

What should be done with old Torah scrolls and sacred texts?