United Synagogue warns vulnerable over funeral and shiva attendance
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United Synagogue warns vulnerable over funeral and shiva attendance

The United Synagogue has warned people not to attend shivas in person if they are in an at risk category.

Those medically vulnerable or aged over 70 have been told to avoid shivas and funerals, with advice being issued this week urging them to instead “offer comfort in other ways, such as by telephone and in writing. Even if you are not in these ‘at risk’ groups please give serious consideration as to whether to attend”

Read more:  https://jewishnews.timesofisrael.com/those-at-risk-or-over-70-must-avoid-shivas-and-funerals-united-synagogue-says/