Rebuilding lives, one bereaved girlfriend at a time
August 14, 2014 10:30
How a local nonprofit takes care of the fiancées and girlfriends of fallen IDF soldiers.
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.