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Videos about Jewish Traditions And Rituals

The four videos on this page explain some of the traditions and rituals associated with Jewish funerals, burials, and mourning. They were created by BimBam, a nonprofit organization that creates videos about various aspects of Judaism.


Jewish Mourning Rituals: An Overview This video explains an overview about traditions surrounding the death of a loved one, including the preparation of the body, the funeral, burial, the various stages of mourning, and unveiling.


Jewish Mourning Rituals: Caring for the Body: This video explains Jewish tradition regarding how the body of the deceased is honored and prepared for burial.


Jewish Funerals: This video explains practices that Jews observe during funerals and burials. It is useful both for immediate families of someone who has died as well as friends and family who attend these events.


Helping Your Friend in Mourning: This video provides guidance to family and friends of those who have lost a loved one. It explains various rituals and practices, including advice on how to provide emotional support and practical assistance.