The meaning behind customs you’re likely to see at a mourner’s house.
For those in a time crunch, these out-of-the-box options are a great place to start.
An interview with psychologist Dr. Robin Goodman
Reason #6: The tunes are familiar, you’ve heard them all your life, but the words feel strange in your mouth and you might flub a few.
There’s no jump scares or monsters, but believe me — “Shiva Baby” is scary.
“The pandemic has created a unique mourning experience, one that has surprised me with a comfort I might not have known.”
What has become routine for those of us who officiate funerals is still painfully raw for families going through them.
Jewish communities have come a long way in understanding suicide. But more can be done to normalize the conversation.
There is no Jewish roadmap for how to properly mourn pets, nor any universal law or tradition for how to close the circle of a pet’s life.
Forty-one years ago, Samuel G. Freedman was sitting shiva for his mother when a surprising visitor came to call.