At shiva, the mourner gets to decide whether or not to initiate conversation.
These are among Judaism’s most comforting words.
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.
What Jewish mourners can expect at each stage of the bereavement process.
An affirmation of God’s singularity, its daily recitation is regarded by traditionally observant Jews as a biblical commandment.