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Kriah (Rending the Garments)

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Tearing garments upon the death of a close relative, "keriah" in Hebrew, dates back to biblical times.
The laws of tearing (the garment for the dead)
What is Keriah... Laws and Procedure for the Rending... Who Must Rend the Clothing... When Should the Rending Take Place? ... Which Clothing is Torn... Can a "Mourning Ribbon" be Used? ... Where the Cut is Made... How Long the Rent Garments are Worn...
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