Essays Tagged: "Shemira"

Jewish Funeral, Burial, and Mourning

eral and burial.Upon death, a Jew is never left alone until after the burial. This process known as Shemira is based on the principle of honoring the dead. Those who stay with the body are known as th ...

(4 pages) 17 0 3.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith