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Shloshim

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Shloshim: (lit. thirty) The thirty-day mourning period following the funeral of a deceased next of kin.
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Question: Why do we mourn our parents for a full year and just one month for all other relatives? Response: Jewish law mandates the one-month mourning period (called sheloshim), after which a person is not obligated to continue any official mourning pract...
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