The Mourner’s Kaddish: A Memorial Prayer in Praise of God
What you need to know about this Jewish prayer recited in memory of the dead.
When It’s OK To Say Nothing
At shiva, the mourner gets to decide whether or not to initiate conversation.
Jewish Mourning FAQ
Frequently asked questions about Jewish traditions related to death and mourning.
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.
Jewish Death and Mourning 101
What you need to know about Judaism's death, mourning and burial practices
Comforting Jewish Mourners: Nihum Avelim
Respect for the deceased, kindness and concern for those who mourn.
How to Plan a Jewish Funeral
A practical guide to preparations for Jewish burial and mourning.
How to Make a Shiva Call
Because a shiva call requires total sensitivity to the needs of the mourner, the tradition mandates appropriate behaviors for the visitor.
Mourning a Non-Relative
How should one cope with the death of a friend, or the death of an ex-spouse?