Talking to Young Children about Death: A Jewish Perspective

Talking to young children about death: a Jewish perspective

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Listening to Christian Spirituals at the Jewish Cemetery

On my mom’s birthday last week, I left the house to go to the cemetery first thing. Being there, walking in the always slightly-moist, lush grass in front of her monument can provide a moment of peace on special days. But getting there feels brutally un-special—sitting in my “mom car” driving the same roads I […]

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How Do You Explain Death to Young Children?

Approaches for discussing death, mourning, and the afterlife with young children.

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Jewish Views on the Afterlife

General information on Jewish traditional beliefs about the afterlife.

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Dad Daughter Dog and a Talk about God

Personal narrative from a Protestant man relating his enlightening conversation about God with his Jewish daughters.

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God and Jesus in an Extended Interfaith Family

The personal narrative of a Jewish woman who was hurt by her in-laws? belief that one must be baptized to get into heaven.

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