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Why Do Mourners Sit On Low Chairs and Eat an Egg after the Funeral?
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Thursday 12th December 2013

Rabbi Yoni Birnbaum of Hadley Wood, a satellite of Cockfosters and N Southgate United Synagogue, tells us a few reasons as to why we sit on low chairs during a Shiva. He continues to explain that the reason for eating an egg can be found in the book of Genesis and discusses the significance of the egg.