New JSA video series, “Conversations with Rabbi Address” premieres May 4

Program debut features first of a two-part conversation with Rabbi Simcha Raphael about Jewish views on death, dying, and bereavement

Rabbi Address, right, and Rabbi Simcha Raphael, during taping of their discussion for Rabbi Address' new TV show, "Conversations," which debuts on this website tomorrow night at 6pm.
Rabbi Address, right, and Rabbi Simcha Raphael, during taping of their conversation.

Jewish Sacred Aging Television launches its programming with a new show, Conversations, with Rabbi Richard Address discussing topics relevant to Baby Boomers coping with spiritual questions and issues of aging. In the first episode, Rabbi Address welcomes Rabbi Simcha Raphael, Ph.D., director of the Da’at Institute, for the first part of a two-part conversation about Jewish views on death, dying, and bereavement. You can watch the program in the player below. The second part of the conversation will be broadcast on May 15 on this website. You can bookmark this link for future videos. Guest Bio

Rabbi Simcha Raphael, Ph.D., Director, Da'at Institute
Rabbi Simcha Raphael, Ph.D.
Director, Da’at Institute

SIMCHA RAPHAEL, Ph.D., is the Founding Director of the DA’AT INSTITUTE. He has worked as a death awareness educator, bereavement counselor and hospice chaplain for over twenty-five years. Ordained as a Rabbinic Pastor by Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, he received a doctorate in Psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies, and has written extensively on the topics of death, bereavement and the afterlife.       The programs are being produced in the studios of the Lubetkin Media Companies LLC, Cherry Hill, which also manages this website.