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Shiva 101

Posted on May 16, 2016 at 4:50 PM



Funeral and mourning rituals and traditions vary greatly between different cultures and religions. Today we are taking a look at the Jewish mourning tradition of “sitting shiva”. To help us understand what this means and what we can do as mourners or supporters of mourners, we have consulted with “The Shiva Ladies,” Karen Cooke and Shelley Marine of In Time of Need, a shiva and event planning services in the greater Philadelphia area.


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