Episode 111: Funerary Traditions

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By Karen Geier. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In this episode we discuss:

  • The history of the Jewish Funeral in America
  • What happens from the time a Jewish person dies to the funeral
  • What makes Jewish funerals different from Protestant funerals
  • What happens at the unveiling 
  • Why Muslim bodies are prepared by volunteers 
  • What happens in the preparation of Muslims for burial 
  • What prayers are said at a funeral 
  • Why there are no Quran passages on Islamic headstones 
  • What is the history of the Jazz Funeral? 
  • What to expect from the parade to the Repast 
  • How did black communities band together to ensure their members received a proper funeral 
  • What is the ettiquette of a Jazz Funeral? 

And more...

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