Explore the traditions of shiva and Jewish mourning. Learn about visiting a shiva home, sitting shiva and what to bring or send.
Tools and resources to help you remember and commemorate your loved ones.
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Support and Assist
This comprehensive shiva resource helps you to plan, support , or send to a shiva. You can access tools that provide guidance to mourners, friends and family members during the shiva process. Whether you are planning a shiva or want to follow the traditions of Jewish mourning and send appropriate shiva and sympathy gifts, please visit the Support and Assitance Center.
If you are contributing to a shiva, we can help you send the appropriate and customary shiva and sympathy gifts.
WHAT TO BRING OR SEND
It is very common for individuals making a shiva call, and interested in supporting a family in mourning, to send or bring a food item to the shiva house. Such items include baked goods, fruit, dried fruit and nuts or chocolate.