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  •  24 hours unless there's a holiday. (1+ / 0-)
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    ladybug53

    A friend of mine died on the first day of Passover. Scheduling his funeral turned out to be a nightmare.

    The thing about quotes on the internet is you cannot confirm their validity. ~Abraham Lincoln

    by raboof on Sun Mar 17, 2013 at 05:16:12 AM PDT

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    •  Also the shiva had to be delayed (1+ / 0-)
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      but the family announced a "this isn't a shiva because of the holiday but we'll be home if you want to visit". They had the formal shiva as soon as the Passover week had ended.

      The thing about quotes on the internet is you cannot confirm their validity. ~Abraham Lincoln

      by raboof on Sun Mar 17, 2013 at 10:00:40 AM PDT

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