This haunting memorial prayer employs subtle nuances of language to gently invert the vocabulary of grief.
This prayer asking God to grant rest to departed souls is often recited at funerals.
Judaism bestows a special status on a person whose grief is so fresh it’s all consuming.
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Shiva usually means an entire week off work.
Getting up and walking around the block marks the end of a week of mourning.
Learn the reasons for this distinctive mourning practice.
Sometimes the chaplain is the only one who can mourn.
The ritual meal after a Jewish funeral.
A three-part argument against an increasing trend, even among Jews, towards cremation instead of burial.