To Comfort and Be Comforted / Nichum V'Nechamah


The To Comfort and Be Comforted / Nichum v'Nechamah program offers consolation to the mourners and guidance to those visiting a shivah house. A series of videos includes talks by some of the most renowned rabbis, lay leaders, and speakers in the Jewish world, including HaRav Shmuel Kamenetzky, shlita, Rav Herschel Shachter, Rabbi Dr Tzvi Hirsh Weinreb, Rabbi Paysach Krohn, and Mr Charlie Harary. Additionally, we created a series of videos by and for women. Entitled, "Woman to Woman, Heart to Heart," the series includes such speakers as Rebbetzin Tehila Jaeger, Mrs Lori Palatnik, and Mrs Sherri Mandel.

A free package of resources for the mourner and the shiva house:

"The Mourner’s Companion"

by Rabbi Reuven Drucker, a clear, comprehensive and concise guide to the halachos of mourning. Click here for more Information.

Sign-Up Chart

to learn mishnayos in memory of the deceased, and a pad for people to write down the necessary information regarding the mishnayos they selected. Click here to download.

A Practical Guide to the Shiva Visit

A card listing pointers on how to make a shiva visit have the maximum positive effect. Click here to download poster sized guide.

Poster for the Shiva House Door

Highlighting key points for visitors to focus on in a shiva house and information about the times of davening and duration of shiva. Click here to download.

To order full packets for your Chevra Kadisha or Shul to distribute, call 718.847.6280 or email

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Read Solace at Sunset, Hamodia’s feature article on the Nichum v'Nechamah program.

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