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Weston High School teacher Gina Fried died of cancer on Sunday night. Her funeral will be held Tuesday, March 8 at noon at Congregation Mishkan Tefilah, 300 Hammond Pond Parkway, Chestnut Hill. The family will be sitting shivah this week, but further ...
Shivah is mourning and it needs decorum
Just a few months before my own mother died, I visited an ultra-religious shivah house so quiet and respectful, you could hear the rain falling against the windows.
This Day in History – 28 Adar I/March 8
Reb Moshe Shimon was also a paytan; he wrote a selichah for Shivah Asar B'Tammuz. He left many sefarim on all facets of the Torah, of which She'eilos U'Teshuvos Chut Hashani was printed. He was niftar on 28 Adar 5430/1670 at the age of 70.
Chapter 15: Empathy
My uncle, who tragically lost a young child, later wrote that many people who came to the house of mourning to make a shivah call tried to divert his attention from his grief. But he did not want to be diverted.

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