Jewish Mourning

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Bereavement: An emotional state of sadness brought on by the death of a person.

Mourning: A physical expression of the bereaved; a way of remembering the deceased.

Shiva for the seven day period after the funeral. The family stay at home and every mirror in the house is covered. I think this helps then to remember the deceased and not themselves e.g. not worried about their appearence, this helps them to focus. They also say Kaddish three times a day, but breaking the Shiva for the Sabbath or…


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Simple information about Jewish mourning that can be printed out and added to your own revision notes if you prefer.

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