Judaism 101

Want to feel confident walking into a synagogue, seder or shiva? Start with our Judaism 101 video collection.

A Jewish Guide to Helping Your Friend in Mourning

Shiva is a word people use to explain the week-long mourning period in Judaism. When friends and loved ones lose someone, it can be hard to know how to support them. This video on the Jewish practice of Shiva helps explain about the specific mourning practices in Judaism, and what your friend needs from you.

This project was made possible with generous support from The Koret Foundation, as part of its Initiative on Jewish Peoplehood.

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