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  • Over Mourning

    By Amy Klein

    July 15, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    It used to be that when I wanted to throw a party, attend a rock concert, go for a swim or even take a haircut, I stopped myself and thought: Wait. Can I do this? What month is it? Am I allowed to celebrate? Or is it a Jewish mourning period?

    Jews have many mourning periods. Each...