How to Behave at a Jewish Funeral?

Answer If you're not Jewish, you need to learn how Jewish funerals work, and how to be on your best behavior. Here's what you need to know.

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Flowers for a Jewish Funeral?

According to the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism in New York, Jewish tradition teaches that Jewish funeral rites are both scared and simple. Jews are typically not embalmed and are usually... Read More »

Are flowers inappropriate to send for a jewish funeral?

On One Hand: Flowers Are Not Usually AcceptableJewish funerals and mourning practices are distinguished by their simplicity. People do not usually send flowers. In addition, embalming and cosmetics... Read More »

What happens at a jewish funeral service?

In Judaism, the act of burying the dead in a respectful way is considered one of the most loving traditions, because the deceased can never repay the favor; funerals are completely selfless good de... Read More »

Are flowers allowed at Jewish funeral homes?

There are no flowers allowed at a Jewish funeral. In fact, it is inappropriate to have flowers or music during a Jewish funeral. They also avoid embalming the body or allowing mourners to view it... Read More »