Browsing: Mourning

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,…

The destruction of the Second Temple (Beit Sheni) is a significant event in Jewish history, perhaps even the most significant of the last two thousand years.…

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…