How to Plan a Shiva?

Answer Judaism proscribes a week-long period of initial mourning, called "shiva," to allow first-degree relatives of the deceased individual to receive callers, speak about the deceased individual and beg... Read More »

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How to Plan With a Shiva House Checklist? for Sitting ShivaThis list is a guide to items that may be needed at the Shiva House.

How to Sit Shiva?

Shiva is a mourning ritual practiced in Judaism. After the loss of a loved one, a Jewish family "sits Shiva" upon returning to their home after the funeral. It is observed as a time of condolence, ... Read More »

How to Make a Shiva Call? Help for Sitting ShivaWhen you plan to make a shiva call, please respect the schedule the family has announced and visit at the requested times. Jewish law prohibits sittin... Read More »

How to Prepare Your Home for "Sitting Shiva"? - a free resource to help Jewish MournersShiva is observed for seven days after the burial of your father, mother, brother, sister, spouse or child.Shiva takes place in the ... Read More »