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‘Shiva probably the hardest.’ Pandemic sparks change to age-old practices

CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) – In most synagogues, you’ll find yahrzeit boards or plaques honoring loved ones no longer with us. But since the pandemic started, the traditions associated with saying goodbye in the Jewish religion had to change. “Shiva was probably the hardest part for people because that’s the ritual most people are familiar with,” said Rabbi Michael Wolk, the senior rabbi at Temple Israel...

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Fri, May 24 2024 16 Iyyar 5784