Hollywood loves a good Jewish death scene.
In Judaism, mourning the dead involves sitting on a low, uncomfortable chair for seven days.
How to act, what to say, what to wear.
You’d be surprised by how many things you thought were ‘must’s at Jewish funerals and shivas — really aren’t.
What happens to one’s email and Facebook passwords, after death?
‘Death cafe’s - where people gather to talk about mortality - are becoming trendy within the Jewish community.
When my Holocaust-surviving mother proposed assisted suicide, I didn’t know what to tell her.
You’ll be surprised at #7.
This Upper West Side Jewish funeral chapel started out as a livery stable, assisting Jewish immigrants in transporting their dead to cemeteries.
At this unprecedented moment, even the comforters need special comfort, and even the most stringent of Jewish rules need to bend, if not break.