More and more Jews are choosing cremation rather that burial. Some of the reasons cited include environmentalism, discomfort with decomposition, and finances. Bestselling author, Doron Kornbluth spent over three years studying the subject, speaking with experts, consulting environmentalists, reading..
The loss of a family member brings mourning, tears, sadness. It is at this sorrowful time that we find ourselves clinging more than ever to the Torah, and specifically to the laws and customs of mourning. And it is at this time that we need answers to our questions on the halachos of mourning - some..