Jewish Attitudes Toward Death
A brief summary of traditional Jewish views of death--including its tragedy and its inevitability.
Confronting Death Before Death Confronts Us
Why we are afraid to think about death--and why we must.
Social Action Aspects of Death and Mourning
Giving charity, time, and effort is a traditional and significant way of honoring the memory of one who has died.
The Ethics of Burial and Mourning
The Jewish approach to death and mourning reflects a two-part ethic: the equal treatment of rich and poor in death, and the importance of channeling, and then limiting, our mourning.
Burial and Mourning: A Liberal Approach
The questions that a liberal Jew asks when a loved one dies often go beyond the strict requirements of Jewish law.