Beyond 7, 30, 11 and 12: A Jewish Guide to Supporting Those Who Mourn

When it comes to what is ‘proper’ or ‘helpful’ when consoling those who grieve, many of us are quite literally at a loss. Esther Kustanowitz makes five suggestions that might help.

Since my mother’s death in May 2011, I’ve been processing some rather eclectic thoughts on grief, mourning and what comes afterward. Unfortunately, we live...