With thanks to the following rabbis and congregations for generously sharing their guides to Jewish mourning practices:
Rabbi Arnold Fink z”l, Beth El Hebrew Congregation, Alexandria, VA
Rabbi Bennett Miller, ANC Emeth Memorial Temple, New Brunswick, NJ
Rabbi Chaim Stern, Temple Beth El of Northern Westchester, NY
Rabbi Cary D. Yales z”l, Temple Isaiah, Lexington, Mass.