Shelley Craig, program director of Faith & Grief, discusses the organization’s mission to provide opportunities for comfort and hope to those who have experienced the death of a loved one. [Read more…]
Rabbi Address is the guest on episode 17 of the Faith & Grief podcast, produced by Faith Presbyterian Hospice and Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church, in Dallas, Texas. The Faith & Grief Podcast explores the intersection of faith & grief. [Read more…]
“No matter how old we are, no matter how much experience we have had with death, it is sudden death that some people feel hits us the hardest,” writes Rabbi Stephen Karol about the untimely death of basketball great Kobe Bryant and eight others in a helicopter crash Jan. 26. [Read more…]
Editor’s Note: This guest post was written by Joan Zlotnick, a retired English professor. I imagine that many of you who have come to this site are caregivers experiencing anticipatory grief or have recently been bereaved. [Read more…]
Editor’s Note: This commentary is adapted from Rabbi Raphael’s April 1, 2015 article in the Philadelphia Jewish Exponent. On Yom Kippur, it is traditional to recite Yizkor prayers in memory of deceased loved ones. The [Read more…]
This book synthesizes an understanding of traditional Jewish rituals of death and mourning, with contemporary psychological perspectives on grief and bereavement. In addition, Simcha Paull Raphael integrates the traditional understanding of Jewish mourning rituals with [Read more…]
Toni Griffith, a Philadelphia area grief counselor, is the September 10 guest on Rabbi Address’ weekly radio show, “Boomer Generation Radio.