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What’s so Special about Sitting Shiva?

Jun 21, 2012 No Comments by

If you’re not Jewish, think about this: What would it be like if, when someone in your immediate family died, you didn’t have to soldier on through your grief and carry on as usual? What if, perchance, you got seven days to sit and truly feel your grief, absorb the fact that your loved one more »

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The Specifics of Sitting Shiva

Jun 11, 2012 No Comments by

Sitting Shiva is a time-honored tradition in the Jewish faith whereby close family members of a deceased loved one follow specific practices of mourning for a period of what is usually seven days (“Shiva” means “seven,” hence the seven days’ mourning). Those who sit Shiva cannot: · Enjoy most forms of entertainment · Get his more »

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