Visiting a Shiva Home

When a Jewish family member dies, the family sits shiva for seven days. This is a time for the family to stay near each other as they grieve. If you’re not a member of the family, but you wish to express your condolences, you can call the synagogue or the funeral home to inquire about visiting hours. You can also show your support by attending the funeral ceremony.

Watch this video for more information about visiting a shiva home. You will learn that while the family is sitting shiva, the community takes care of their needs by providing meals and by lending a comforting presence.

Mountain View Funeral Home is a serene, comforting place where families of all faiths and cultural backgrounds may gather to reflect upon the life of their deceased loved ones. Call our funeral home in Lakewood, Washington at (253) 584-0252 to request the support of our funeral planning professionals.

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