Jewish burial and mourning customs.

International Jewish Burial Society star[offsite link]
Ask questions about Jewish burial and read information on various spiritual and practical aspects of the ceremony.

Jewish Burial and Mourning Customs star
When faced with the death of and mourning for a loved one, Jewish traditions can provide structure as well as comfort. This is an introduction to a complex and emotional process.

Olam Ha-Ba: The Afterlife star[offsite link]
If you think Judaism has nothing to say about life after death, think again. Here is an overview of Jewish beliefs pertaining to the afterlife, including Biblical references.

The Mourner's Kaddish star
Following the death of a parent, we recite the Mourner's Kaddish three times a day for eleven months. What is the purpose of the Mourner's Kaddish? How does it help us through our grief?

Yizkor star[offsite link]
The structure and elements of the memorial service. This page includes instructions for doing the service for any member of the family.

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