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In the Jewish tradition, ashkava (“laying down“), the ceremony which takes place when someone dies, is an emotional process, that all family members of the deceased must go though for a year. This process is a sad movement from grief back to life embodied in ceremonies and prayers in which we reflect on our actions in relation to the dead, doing a hesbon hanefesh, a self criticism.
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