An Unorthodox Shiva Minyan
The important thing is not how many separate injunctions are obeyed but how and in what spirit we obey them. ...
Shiva Prohibitions Embody Depersonalization
The specific prohibitions on mourners during the shiva period reflect the mourner's sense of estrangement from the life force.
Sephardic Customs During Shiva
A number of Sephardic shiva customs involve individual and communal study.