The Jewish Rites of Death and Mourning: An Overview
by Rabbi Debra Orenstein
In memory of Mike Hiller and Ruth Avergon
This comprehensive article covers the rites of burial and mourning in the Jewish tradition, illuminating the meaning behind the rituals.
Click here to open and download the complete essay.
The subjects of death and mourning are also covered extensively on our CD offerings, including
Reb Zalman Prays
Reb Zalman Teaches
(Spirit Beyond Body, Being Afraid to Die),
(Suicidal Thoughts, Crisis as Blessing),
(Why We Are Here, Destiny & Free Will), and
(Length of Days, Time).