death

Aninut: Between Death and Burial

Judaism bestows a special status on a person whose grief is so fresh it’s all consuming.

Judaism, Hospice and Palliative Care: Questions and Answers

What you need to know about Jewish approaches to end-of-life care.

Shiva: What You Need to Know

Questions and answers about traditions for the seven-day Jewish mourning period.

Timeline of Jewish Mourning

Key Jewish milestones after the loss of a loved one

What to Do When A Loved One is Dying

Jewish resources to help you through the final days and hours.

How To Say The Mourner’s Kaddish (Video)

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Quiz: Myth or Facts on Death and Mourning

Test your knowledge of Jewish mourning and bereavement practices.

Ending Shiva

Getting up and walking around the block marks the end of a week of mourning.

Why Do Jews Put Stones on Graves?

Learn the reasons for this distinctive mourning practice.

Six Feet Under: A Jewish Take

Your father is dead and my pot roast is ruined.