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Star of David Memorial Chapels partners with™ to provide comprehensive information on the traditions of shiva and Jewish mourning for bereaved family members, friends and comforters. Shiva is unique to the Jewish faith and has many items that a mourning family or representative (i.e., the shiva coordinator) decides in a short period of time. Many of the planning decisions relate to organizing and preparing the home according to the family's level of observance.



Plan a Shiva

Plan Shiva ConciergeFind guidelines that are tailored to assist the family and their designated shiva coordinators or personal representatives through the planning process.

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Shiva Food & Catering

Plan Local OptionsPlanning and coordinating the food for a shiva can be one of the most overwhelming aspects of shiva planning for the shiva coordinator.

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The Shiva Coordinator

Plan Shiva ConciergeAs a designated shiva coordinator, organizing and coordinating a shiva is an important role that can be overwhelming when considering the many details that are included in the shiva planning process.

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Checklist: Preparing the Home

Shiva Planning ServicesA comprehensive checklist list provides assistance in organizing and coordinating a shiva for the family representative.

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Find appropriate Jewish Shiva and Sympathy Baskets




Find and select the highest quality, hand-crafted, expertly arranged trays and platters for hand delivery.

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Planting trees in Israel is a time-honored way of expressing condolences.

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