We sent this video out to the whole community of Congregation Or Ami after their rabbi’s father died. We wanted to help them know what to say to any mourner, including to me, their rabbi. This is the first of a series of videos about caring for the mourner.
**Shloshim refers to the 30 days after the funeral when a mourner slowly expands the place within the community
Explore more poetry about mourning Papa (my dad, Ken Kipnes).
Watch my videos about mourning
Enjoy more of my spoken word poetry