Rabbi David Levin, left, and Rabbi Simcha Raphael, guests on the 8/30/2019 Seekers of Meaning Podcast
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SOM Pod 8/30/2019: Rabbi David Levin and Rabbi Simcha Raphael, hosts of the Philadelphia ‘Death Café’

In this episode of the Seekers of Meaning Podcast, Rabbis David Levin and Simcha Rafael discuss the Philadelphia Death Café, where participants discuss a wide range of topics related to death and dying. [Read more…]

D'vrei Torah

R’eih (Deuteronomy 11:26-16:17). “Be Careful What You Worship…..”

This week portion, R’eih, spans a wide path of issues. We begin with a recitation of blessings and curses (11) and move on in chapter 12 to issues involving the centralization of the cult. This is reflective [Read more…]

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D'vrei Torah

Eikev (Deut.7.12- 11.25) What Feeds Your Soul?

     Eikev continues the sermonic summary of the Wilderness experience by Moses. He continues to recount the history that has befallen the Israelites, reminding them of the dangers of following other gods and the [Read more…]

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D'vrei Torah

Va’etchanayn: (Deuteronomy 3:23-7:11) We Plead, We Pray: For Who, For What

This week’s portion, Va’etchanayn, takes its place as one of our more famous. We  read again the Ten Commandments (5) the Sh’ma and V’ahavta (6:4ff), and continue as Moses recounts the challenge of following God’s law and the [Read more…]

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In A Moment of Need, A “Quick Prayer for Healing”

Shalom. Alden Solovy is a gifted writer or prayer and meditations. He has done two very powerful Seekers of Meaning podcasts for us on some of his books (CCAR Press). He recently posted a “Quick [Read more…]