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In our blog, we share resources and information that families in our community can use to cope with their loss or better understand their grief. We also write about ways we have been involved in the community. Check out our latest posts below.
Sunday, March 1 2020 ⋅ 12:00 AM – 4:00 PM Congregation Beth Yeshurun 4525 Beechnut St., Houston, TX 77096 It’s that time of year again… are you ready?!?? Our 9th Annual Houston Kosher Chili Cookoff is Sunday, March 1st! Don’t miss out on the LARGEST KOSHER FOOD EVENT in Houston. This year there will be […]Continue Reading
Did you know that the cemetery is actually separate from a Funeral Home? It’s okay if you don’t because most people don’t realize this. Most cemeteries are owned by large corporate organizations and many have Funeral Homes located on the grounds of the cemetery. Often times this gives the impression that the Funeral Home is […]Continue Reading
“Grief is reaching out for someone who’s always been there, only to find when you need them the most, one last time, they’re gone.” The death of a loved one is life’s most painful event. People’s reactions to death remain one of society’s least understood and most off-limits topics for discussion. Oftentimes, grievers are left […]Continue Reading
Pre-planning your funeral will make certain that your choices are respected and carried out, without leaving your family to wonder what your wishes might have been. You also have the option of paying for your funeral in advance: this locks-in the cost of the funeral at today’s prices. There are many different ways to begin the […]Continue Reading
When you think of funerals, many people automatically think of flowers. However, this imagery does not really apply to a traditional Jewish funeral. So what should you bring to a Jewish family instead of funeral flowers? A Home-Cooked Meal In Judaism, the 7 days after burial is known as “shiva.” During shiva, the family of […]Continue Reading