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Top 10 Mistakes in Funeral Planning

Top 10 Mistakes in Funeral Planning

“I don’t know where to start.” Planning a funeral can be an unfamiliar process.  Most people have no prior experience with the details that come with planning a burial, and dealing with the difficult decisions during times of grief can be challenging.  However, when planning a funeral, you want

Talking to Children and Teens About Death

Talking to Children and Teens About Death

We all need guidance not only processing our own grief when we lose someone we love, but also in attending to the needs of our children and grandchildren.  Death can be painful, emotional, and confusing.  Adding to our own grief the challenge of helping our children process their own experience of

Why pre-plan your final arrangements?

Why pre-plan your final arrangements?

Life is full of planning and preparation, and planning final arrangements should be no exception. One thing is certain. It is best to decide when you are healthy and strong what final arrangements meet your needs.     Advance planning for burial can be a mitzvah.   We ensure that family and

Why Do Jews Bury in Mausoleums? A Tradition That's Over 3800 Years Old.

Why Do Jews Bury in Mausoleums? A Tradition That's Over 3800 Years Old.

         Judaism embraces life and accepts death as a part of life.  In the face of death, we are confronted by powerful emotions and questions for which we have no answers.  That is when ritual shows its greatest strength.  The centuries of tradition behind our rituals guide us along a path that

Sacred Memories ~ for loved ones laid to rest far away

Sacred Memories ~ for loved ones laid to rest far away

"After my parents passed away within a year of each other in 2013 and 2014, I realized that it would be a hardship to get back to Detroit where they are laid to rest to pay my respects. I asked Rabbi Levin if I could purchase a niche at the Mausoleum where I could place some of their favorite things