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“ Judaism embraces all of life and accepts death as a part of life. At the same time, Jewish tradition understands that we are never prepared to lose someone we love.” * The Jewish Bereavement Project has been designed to provide information to help you, or someone you care for, find a way through the journey of mourning.

Link to the following resources from the bereavement community of Los Angeles County:

Support groups and services from synagogues and agencies

Individual bereavement counselors

Links to websites that discuss Jewish bereavement and mourning rituals

Additional bereavement resources, including helpful books, websites and organizations


*Adapted from The Jewish Mourners Handbook, 1992, Rabbi William Cutter, Chairman, Editorial Committee, Behrman House.

 
   
© 2006 The Jewish Bereavement Project. Designed by Karin Mueller. Supported by the Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion.