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Rebuilding lives, one bereaved girlfriend at a time

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August 14, 2014 10:30

How a local nonprofit takes care of the fiancées and girlfriends of fallen IDF soldiers.

Remembrance Day

The organization's Remembrance Day ceremony.. (photo credit:COURTESY NONPROFIT FOR EMOTIONAL SUPPORT OF GIRLFRIENDS)

In Jewish tradition, it is a sacred obligation to comfort a mourner, whether it is a relative or a stranger, a close friend or an acquaintance.

Some scholars consider paying condolences and showing compassion a biblically ordained commandment.

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