n. (ah-vay-LOOT) The year of , which only for the of a parent; it is considered an extension of the to “honor your and your father.” Traditionally, children of the deceased attend services daily to recite the . During this time, are not supposed to visit the grave. The unveiling takes place at the end of this period.

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Eisenberg, J., Scolnic, E., & Jewish Publication Society. (2001). The JPS dictionary of Jewish words. Over 1000 entries for Jewish and life-cycle events, culture, , the and other sacred texts, and worship. Each entry has a guide and is cross-referenced to related terms.; “A JPS desk reference”–cover. (11). , : Jewish Publication Society.

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