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Avelut refers to the period of mourning observed in Jewish tradition following the death of a close relative. The mourning process is divided into several stages,…

Cremation, the process of reducing a body to ashes through intense heat, is generally discouraged in the Jewish community for several reasons rooted in Jewish tradition…

The mikveh, a ritual bath used for spiritual purification, holds a significant place in Jewish law and practice. With roots dating back to Torah, the mikveh…

Conversion to Judaism is a profound personal and spiritual undertaking. It is a transformative journey that embraces ancient traditions, customs, and belief in Torah. For those…

Brit Milah, commonly referred to simply as a ‘Bris’, is a Jewish religious ceremony in which a male infant is circumcised on the eighth day of…