Jewish Studies Death and Mourning
The thirty-day mourning period
To be with person who died
Container/casket made entirely of wood and contains no metal parts.
The Kaddish that is recited and not Sung
A period of seven days of mourning after the death of close relative
The anniversary of the death.
A memorial service recited four times a year.
Eleven after the death
Rip the ribbon
The ceremony of washing the deceased before the burial; serves as a ritual purification or cleansing of the body and should be performed by the Chevra Kaddisha.
White robe made of plain linen or sheet
to remove a veil or covering from the gravestone
Person who stays with the body until burial
The period before burial. not high holidays, Pesach, Shavuot or Sukkot