Rabbi David Levin, left, and Rabbi Simcha Raphael, guests on the 8/30/2019 Seekers of Meaning Podcast
Seekers of Meaning-JSA Podcast

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…]

Rabbi Richard Address in the Professional Podcasts studios with Rabbi Simcha Raphael, right. Rabbi Raphael discusses his book, May the Angels Carry You on the next Jewish Sacred Aging Podcast, available December 2 at 8 a.m.
Seekers of Meaning-JSA Podcast

May the Angels Carry You: A conversation about prayers for the deathbed with Rabbi Simcha Raphael

In the December 2, 2016 edition of the Jewish Sacred Aging Podcast, the guest is Rabbi Simcha Raphael, founder of the Da’at Institute and author of May the Angels Carry You: Jewish Prayers and Meditations [Read more…]

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.
Seekers of Meaning-JSA Podcast

JSA Podcast 2016-15: Rabbi Simcha Raphael, Part 1, on Death, Dying, and Bereavement

In this edition of the Jewish Sacred Aging podcast, 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, [Read more…]

Talmud Torah

Yom Kippur and the Tradition of Remembering Souls on the Other Side

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…]

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.
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“Conversations” TV show presents second part of interview with Rabbi Simcha Raphael about death and dying

Jewish Sacred Aging Television’s new show, Conversations, features Rabbi Richard Address and guests discussing topics relevant to Baby Boomers coping with spiritual questions and issues of aging. In the second episode, Rabbi Address concludes his [Read more…]

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

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 [Read more…]

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.
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New JSA video series, “Conversations with Rabbi Address” premieres Sunday May 4 at 6pm

Jewish Sacred Aging Television launches its programming Sunday May 4 at 6pm with a new show, Conversations, with Rabbi Richard Address discussing topics relevant to Baby Boomers coping with spiritual questions and issues of aging. [Read more…]