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Sephardic

Sephardic Customs During Shiva | My Jewish Learning

Among most Sephardic communities, kriah [tearing one’s garment] is performed as soon as the mourners return home from the cemetery. The traditional meal of condolence is prepared by the bur­ial society or family and friends. Mourners sit on the floor or on pillows, not on low stools. Daily services are held in the home and the Zohar [a mystical commentary on the Torah and other works] is studied throughout the week.

Sephardic Traditions at the Passover Seder

Sephardic Traditions at the Passover Seder