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What is Grief?

“Grief is reaching out for someone who’s always been there, only to find when you need them the most, one last time, they’re gone.” The death of a loved one is life’s most painful event. People’s reactions to death remain one of society’s least understood and most off-limits topics for discussion. Oftentimes, grievers are left…...

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Dallas Jewish Funerals Guide to Pre-Planning

Pre-planning your funeral will make certain that your choices are respected and carried out, without leaving your family to wonder what your wishes might have been. You also have the option of paying for your funeral in advance: this locks-in the cost of the funeral at today’s prices. There are…...

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Jewish Sympathy Gifts

When you think of funerals, many people automatically think of flowers. However, this imagery does not really apply to a traditional Jewish funeral. So what should you bring to a Jewish family instead of funeral flowers? A Home-Cooked Meal In Judaism, the 7 days after burial is known as “shiva.” During shiva, the…...

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Facebook Memorial and Account Deletion

When a loved one passes, trying to take care of his or her online accounts can be difficult. However, you have several options regarding your loved one’s Facebook page. If you are an immediate family member, you can request that the account be removed permanently or you can change it…...

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Cancel Services After Death of Loved One

After the funeral service, mourning families are still faced with some very practical responsibilities. There are a number of legal and financial matters that must be handled. Depending upon how much estate planning your loved one did, handling this can be a challenge. For example, it is necessary to inform…...

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Veterans Burial Benefits

We are often asked about Veteran Burial Benefits. At Dallas Jewish Funerals and Houston Jewish Funerals, it is an honor and a privilege for us to serve America’s heroes by providing a full range of service options for veterans and active duty military, as well as first responders. Our extensive…...

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Should Children Attend Funerals?

Frequently, when a loved one passes away, parents question whether children should attend the funeral. Often people consider the age of the children, but age is only part of the answer. The emotional maturity of the child is important as well as the interest of the child. Deciding whether your…...

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Why Do Jews Place Stones on Graves?

Why do Jewish people have a custom of placing stones on graves of loved ones? There are many theories why this custom came about in Jewish culture. Stones on Graves It is a Jewish custom for those mourning to to place a single stone on top of the grave of…...

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Avoid These Sympathy Card Mistakes

A sympathy card after the loss of a loved one can either help someone navigate the grieving process or it can hinder the grieving process. Take time and care to compose your card carefully, and avoid the following common sympathy card mistakes. Avoid These Sympathy Card Mistakes Writing Nothing: While…...

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Holidays After the Death of a Loved One

For many who have lost a loved one, getting through the grieving process is tremendous task. Coming to terms with loss isn’t something that happens right away for anyone. Even long after your loved one has passed, it can still be difficult dealing with holidays, birthdays, or anniversaries. These annual reminders…...

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