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Rounding and Reeling for Reuven, part 2

Rounding and Reeling for Reuven, part 2

Second of two parts. Read part 1 here.  In the Jewish tradition we do many extremely time-sensitive practices around death. We do not leave our dead alone from the time of death until the time of burial. We sit shomer. The word shomer means guard. So, we guard the person with our presence. We recite

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