Jewish Death and Mourning 101
What you need to know about Judaism's death, mourning and burial practices
Jewish Mourning FAQ
Frequently asked questions about Jewish traditions related to death and mourning.
Jewish Perspectives on End-of-Life Care
Jewish approaches to medical decision-making for the terminally ill.
Must-Know Words and Phrases Related to End-of-Life Care
General and Jewish terms you'll want to know at this critical time.
Judaism, Hospice and Palliative Care: Questions and Answers
What you need to know about Jewish approaches to end-of-life care.
Sheloshim: The Bridge to a New Normal
The ritual of shiva is well known. Why do we mark 30 days of mourning, too?
The Mourner’s Kaddish Is Misunderstood
The prayer does not praise (or even name) God. Here’s why.
When It’s OK To Say Nothing
At shiva, the mourner gets to decide whether or not to initiate conversation.
Finding Support at Each Stage of Grief
What Jewish mourners can expect at each stage of the bereavement process.
Words of Comfort for Mourners
Our favorite Jewish poems, quotes and other texts for times of loss.
Must-Know Jewish Death and Mourning Terms
Whether you've lost a loved one or are simply paying a shiva visit, these words and phrases are helpful to know.
How to Have Someone Buried in Israel
What to do if you or a loved one wants a final resting place in an Israeli cemetery.