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I didn't come to Temple Beth El expecting to convert, but it happened anyway.

Take this quiz to test your knowledge of these Jewish rituals.

Neuroscience offers a scientific rationale for our inward memorializing.

What happens at a shiva? Should we bring a gift or flowers? Will there be a religious service at the house of mourning?

What is the meaning of shiva? When did shiva originate? Why are all mirrors covered?

Although the most vital tasks and decisions concerning funerals, burial and mourning in the home are made by family members, it's a good idea to recruit friends and non-first-degree relatives to cover other tasks, including the many covered in this list.

The death of a loved one is so often a painful and confusing time for members of the family and dear friends. This guide will assist you in planning the funeral as well as offer helpful information on the centuries-old Jewish burial practices.

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