Flashcards in Mourning for the dead (jewish) Deck (5)
What is the Shiva?
An intense period of mourning that lasts for 7 days.
What is the Kaddish?
A prayer said by Jewish mourners that praises God and asks for peace.
What is the custom on death for Jews?
Person confesses and says the Shema.
Loved ones make a tear in their clothes, as Jacob did
Also say a blessing reminding them God is true God
The process of mourning for Jews
4 set periods for mourning
Shiva begins on the day of the burial
Mourners don't shave, do make up or work