ARTICLES

1) “The Afterlife: A Post-Mortem Journey.pdf” by  Simcha Raphael

2) “Afterlife in Zohar.pdf” by Simcha Raphael

3) “Death of Moses in Torah and Midrash: A Sacred Journey Through the Stages of Dying.pdf” by Simcha Raphael

4) “Images of Joseph’s Bones in Torah and Midrash.pdf” by Simcha Raphael

5)  “Pregnant Emptiness – A Midrash on the Moments Before Lekh Lekha.pdf”  by Simcha Raphael

6)  The Akedah – Isaac’s Vision Quest and Near-Death Experience.pdf  by Simcha Raphael

7) “Yizkor: From Mourning of Mega-Death to Soul-Guiding.pdf” by Simcha Raphael

8) “Yom Kippur and the Tradition of Remembering Souls on the Other Sideby Simcha Raphael

9) “A Mother’s Memorial Meditation on Life and and Death – U’netaneh Tokef – 5776” –  by Rabbi Margot Stein

10) “From Womb to Tomb – A Selection of Texts, PART I” –  Compiled by Simcha Raphael

11) “From Womb to Tomb – A Selection of Texts, PART II” –  Compiled by Simcha Raphael

12) “From Womb to Tomb – A Selection of Texts, PART III” –  Compiled by Simcha Raphael 

13) Lyric Sheet for “May the Angels Carry You – Jewish Songs of Comfort for Death, Dying and Mourning“, CD by Rabbi Geela Rayzel Raphael

14) Essay – “What Does It Mean to Pray for Someone Who Is Dying?”.pdf  by Simcha Raphael (From May the Angels Carry You – Jewish Prayers and Meditations for the Deathbed)

15) Dvar Torah on Parshat Vayehi – Jacob’s Deathbed As A Model for Living and Dying –
by  Simcha Raphael

16) “Do Jews Believe in the Afterlife?” by Simcha Raphael (From Chapter 2, Jewish Views of the Afterlife, “Is There Afterlife After Auschwitz?”

17) Sarah’s Death and the Cave at Machpelah – by Simcha Raphael
(From Living and Dying in Ancient Times – Death, Burial and Mourning in Biblical Tradition)

18) Joseph’s Bones in Torah and Midrash – by Simcha Raphael
(From Living and Dying in Ancient Times – Death, Burial and Mourning in Biblical Tradition)

19) Moses’ Death and the Stages of Dying  by Simcha Raphael
(From Living and Dying in Ancient Times – Death, Burial and Mourning in Biblical Tradition)

20) Exploring Jewish Views of the Afterlife: Traditional and Contemporary Perspectives
Texts for National Havurah Institute, Summer 2017 –  Part 1

21) Exploring Jewish Views of the Afterlife: Traditional and Contemporary Perspectives
Texts for National Havurah Institute, Summer 2017 –  Part 2

22) Judaism and the Mysteries of Life, Death and the World Beyond

23) Cremation, Cremains and the Journey of Consciousness – Jewish Renewal Reflections