A member of our shul died today. He is being flown to New York tomorrow (Friday) morning and will be flown to Israel after Shabbat and buried there next week.
His widow and two of his children are remaining in America. Does shivah begin for them tomorrow when the body leaves Chicago?
One son lives in Israel. He will attend the burial there and then join his family in America. Does he count shivah from burial in Israel or does he adopt his mother’s count once he joins her in Chicago?
My pesak here would be a little unconventional. I believe that if those […]