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Season's Hospice & Palliative Care


Season's Hospice & Palliative Care partners with to inform and help guide families and loved ones about the traditions, customs and rituals of shiva and Jewish mourning. Here you will find articles, tools and resources relating to understanding shiva, planning and coordinating a shiva, together with appropriate ways to honor and commemorate loved ones.

Understanding Shiva

The Learning Center

In Judaism, the first period of structured mourning is shiva. The primary purpose of the shiva tradition, or "sitting shiva," is to create an environment of comfort and community for mourners

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Find information on all aspects of shiva and Jewish mourning, including suggestions on what to bring or send to a shiva, and additional articles about mourning with Judaism.

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Plan a Shiva

Jewish Funeral Home Directory

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

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The Jewish Funeral Home Directory is a compilation of knowledgeable and well-qualified funeral homes, mortuaries, and cemeteries located throughout the United States.

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