HaShoneh Halachos emails include two halachos per day, seven days a week (emails for Shabbos and Yom Tov are sent in advance). Material is based upon the Kitzur Shulchan Aruch, with occasional elucidation from the Mishnah Brurah abd other sources. The text is not a direct translation but a paraphrase into easy-to-read, conversational English.

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1,303. A Kohein
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201:7 If a child of one or two years of age was converted (to another faith) with his father or mother and then died, aveilus is not observed for him. 202:1 A kohein (Jewish “priest,” a descendant of Aaron) is commanded not to defile himself through contact with the dead. This includes even a fetus […]
1,302. Those Who Were Executed
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201:5 If a person was executed by order of the government or in some other situation, the relatives mourn for him even if he was an apostate. This is because, since he was killed by the hand of man and not through natural causes, it is considered an atonement for him. 201:6 If a person […]
1,301. Mitigating Factors
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201:3 If a child committed suicide, he is considered as having done so without understanding. Similarly, if it seems that an adult did so because of conditions like depression or mental illness, he is considered as having acted without understanding. The same is true if one committed suicide under duress, such as to avoid being […]
1,300. Suicide
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201:1 When it comes to mourning, a person who commits suicide [without such mitigating circumstances as mental illness – see 201:3] is treated the same as an evil person. This is because suicide [by a person in full control of his faculties] is a serious offense as per Genesis 9:5, “the blood of your own […]
1,298. An Infant Who Passes Away
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200:8 If a child died after 30 days so that we know he was viable, he is treated like any other deceased person. However, if the deceased is a boy and for whatever reason he was not yet circumcised, we do not bury him on the first day of yom tov, even if the body […]
1,297. Escorting the Deceased on Yom Tov
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200:6 It is permitted to escort the deceased on the first day of yom tov within the techum (the Shabbos boundary), and on the second day even outside the techum. It is likewise permitted for one to return to his home that same day. One may not, however, ride an animal in order to escort […]
1,296. More About Burial on Yom Tov
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200:4 The reason the Sages decided to treat the second day of yom tov like a weekday when it comes to burying the dead is because of the honor due to the deceased, so that they should not be left in a disgraceful state. Other things, however, are prohibited. For example, one may not negotiate […]
1,295. A Funeral on Yom Tov
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200:2 Some authorities say that if it’s possible to have the burial performed on the first day of yom tov by a non-Jew, then we may not wait for the next day to have a Jew do it. This is so even if the deceased died that day so that we could wait until the […]
1,294. The Unveiling
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199:17 The practice in some places is not to erect headstones until after twelve months. This is because the headstone is made for one’s prestige and within the first twelve months one is still distressed. Another reason for the headstone is so we don’t forget the deceased in our hearts and there is no danger […]