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Stages of Mourning
ABCs of Death & Mourning
by Lori Palatnik
Coping with the emotional and spiritual issues of this difficult time.

Shiva & Mourning
by Rabbi Maurice Lamm
The Jewish stages of mourning raises one from the abyss of despair to the normalcy of daily life.

Comforting the Mourner
May "The Place" Comfort You
by Rabbi Yisrael Rutman
The traditional Jewish words in comforting a mourner can go to the deepest place.

If There's Anything I Can Do
by Rebecca Bram Feldbaum
Practical ideas on how to help those who have suffered loss.

Sensitivity Training
by Rebbetzin Feige Twerski
How to give other's comfort in their time of need.

Comforting the Pained
by Liba Pearson
What is the right thing to say to someone in deep pain? Jewish insights into comforting those who need it most.

15 Lessons From Shiva
by Rabbi Aryeh Markman
Practical ideas for helping to ease someone through the mourning process.

Life After Death
Journey to the Next World
by Lori Palatnik
What happens when you die? How can your way of life affect the eternal reality?

Life after Death
by Rabbi Benjamin Blech
What matters most is maximizing our life before death.

Personal Perspectives
Of Angels and Poinsettias
by Sara Yoheved Rigler
Angels can be created by human beings. My father taught me how.

Suffering and Consolation: A Father's Perspective
by Rabbi Asher Resnick
My daughter's battle with leukemia taught me how to find consolation even in the midst of terrible pain.

Taharah: A Personal Look at the Jewish Way of Death and Burial
by Varda Branfman
The mysteries of life and death provide one woman an unusual gateway into the meaning and beauty of traditional Judaism.

Light From Eden
by Barbara Sofer
Three days after Adam was buried, Shoshana and her husband, Dov, decided to try to have another baby.

The Day My Brother Died
by Deborah
Ten years after her brother was killed in an auto accident, a young woman reflects back on what she learned.

Stages of Mourning and Their Customs
(excerpted from The Stages of Jewish Mourning by Lori Palatnik)

a. The Basics
b. What Not To Say and Understanding Those Who Say It Anyway
First Year
The Unveiling

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