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  • n  (Judaism) a period of seven days of mourning after the death of close relative

  • Tomorrow I burn them and we sit shivah.
  • With their garments slit, their locks tousled, an orthodox Jewish family mourns its dead by sitting shivahin stocking feet, on rough boxes instead of chairsduring the first .
  • Orthodox Jewish families are supposed to "sit shivah"; for seven days after the burial they stay home, wearing some symbol of a "shredded garment," such as a piece of torn cloth .
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  • Humble Bundle PC and Android 9 adds three games
    Humble Bundle PC and Android 9 received three more games this week, bringing the total number of games (appropriately) to nine. Those that spend more than the average sale price for the bundle, which is currently $3.89, get The Shivah, Savant Ascent...
    April 9, 2014 - Joystiq

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