Yahrzeit Candle

Mourning and the Nature of Life

Inasmuch as I am in mourning for my mother, of blessed memory, who passed away a little more than three weeks ago, my mind is somewhat preoccupied with the concept of the soul, life, death and the world to come.  The Jewish view of the human being includes both the physical and the spiritual.  The essence of the human is the spiritual, the body is like the clothing that surrounds ...

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