Jewish law details which family relationships require traditional mourning practices.
These stories are passed on as teachings about how to die.
A contemporary rabbi offers a prayer to be recited throughout the year by parents who have suffered neonatal loss.
New Jewish guidelines for coping with the loss of a child.
Contrary to popular belief, Jewish law does not have an absolute prohibition on this post-death procedure.
Taking one's life is officially a violation of Jewish law, but many contemporary rabbis recognize that most suicides result from struggles with mental illness.
About Death and Mourning in the Jewish community.
An overview of autopsy, organ donation, and cremation in Jewish tradition and practice.
End of Life
On the Jewish custom of leaving a written spiritual legacy for one's children.
A brief summary of traditional Jewish views of death--including its tragedy and its inevitability.