What you need to know about Judaism's death, mourning and burial practices
Key Jewish milestones after the loss of a loved one
Frequently asked questions about Jewish traditions related to death and mourning.
End of Life
Jewish approaches to medical decision-making for the terminally ill.
General and Jewish terms you'll want to know at this critical time.
What you need to know about Jewish approaches to end-of-life care.
The ritual of shiva is well known. Why do we mark 30 days of mourning, too?
The prayer does not praise (or even name) God. Here’s why.
At shiva, the mourner gets to decide whether or not to initiate conversation.
These are among Judaism’s most comforting words.
A checklist and advice for preparing a Jewish house of mourning.
What Jewish mourners can expect at each stage of the bereavement process.
Our favorite Jewish poems, quotes and other texts for times of loss.
Whether you've lost a loved one or are simply paying a shiva visit, these words and phrases are helpful to know.
What to do if you or a loved one wants a final resting place in an Israeli cemetery.