Key Jewish milestones after the loss of a loved one
Frequently asked questions about Jewish traditions related to death and mourning,
End of Life
Conversations about end-of-life wishes are easy to procrastinate. But you shouldn’t.
Jewish approaches to medical decision-making for the terminally ill.
A checklist and advice for preparing a Jewish house of mourning.
What to expect and how to find support 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.
Questions and answers about traditions for the seven-day Jewish mourning period.
Learn the reasons for this distinctive mourning practice.
Taboo in Jewish tradition, but increasingly popular nonetheless.
A healing prayer for when a loved one is suffering.
A Jewish funeral is held as quickly as possible after death and usually includes readings, a eulogy, and a special memorial prayer.