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Cremation in the Jewish Tradition

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A Jewish cremation is unequivocally not allowed by Jewish law under traditional interpretation. There are multiple explanations, biblical citations, and interpretations that are found to explain this taboo.... Read full article

How are Jewish Funerals Different Than Other Funerals?

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Jewish Funeral Services are somewhat different than traditional Christian Funeral Services. Jewish funerals are very simple and usually relatively brief.... Read full article

Attending a Veteran's Funeral

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A veteran's memorial service often differs significantly from the average civilian's service. Veterans Funeral Care is accepting flags that are no longer worthy of display at any of their locations across the U.S.... Read full article

Create a Healing Funeral with These Four “Rs”

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Has anyone in your family told you “Don’t have a funeral for me when I’m gone?" People who make such requests are really doing a disservice to the people who love them. Humans need rituals to mark life cycle events.... Read full article

Catholic Church Hymns for Funerals

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Hymns play an important role in Catholic funeral masses, reaffirming the meaning of the service while allowing mourners to reflect and relate. Selecting Catholic funeral hymns for a funeral can seem daunting, since there are many options.... Read full article

A Child’s View of a Funeral

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As a child, I remember attending the funeral mass at church for my grandmother. Even though I was only 5 years old, I look back on it with great detail. I recall sitting on the hard wooden pew, listening to the priest speak for what felt like forever... Read full article

Bereavement

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After a loss, you may experience all kinds of difficult and surprising emotions, such as shock, anger, and guilt. These emotions are part of the grieving process, and commonly called bereavement.... Read full article

Burial Vaults and Burial Liners

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In most traditional funerals, burial vaults and grave liners are generally used. Burial vaults are primarily used to keep the weight of the ground from crushing a buried coffin and also to keep the ground above from sinking in.... Read full article

Common Questions about Cremations

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Although cremations have been performed for centuries, they are becoming more and more popular. But with the popularity comes questions about cremation and the process.... Read full article

The Funeral Rule

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The Funeral Rule: Consumers need to know that they are protected by the Federal Law known as 'The Funeral Rule' before making funeral plans.... Read full article