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Rabbi Ariana Katz is the founding rabbi of Hinenu: The Baltimore Justice Shtiebl. She was the creator and host Kaddish, a podcast about death, mourning and identity. Stay tuned for a new podcast coming winter 2019.

Kaddish Rabbi Ariana Katz

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 17 Ratings

Rabbi Ariana Katz is the founding rabbi of Hinenu: The Baltimore Justice Shtiebl. She was the creator and host Kaddish, a podcast about death, mourning and identity. Stay tuned for a new podcast coming winter 2019.

    Kaddish: Live!

    Kaddish: Live!

    Kaddish's farewell episode, recorded live at Kol Tzedek at the Calvary Center for Culture and Community on July 6 in Philadelphia, PA.

    Featuring:
    Evi Numen, thanatography.com
    Christopher Bartlett, gayhistory.wikispaces.com

    Poetry:
    Noor Jaber, mapsforteeth.com/2016/12/31/noura-jaber

    Music of:
    Dan Blacksberg, danblacksberg.com
    Dot Levine, evancorylevine.com
    Rachel Winsberg

    Following this recording, Kaddish will be on a hiatus. Our website, kaddishpodcast.com, will remain live and episodes can be revisited on iTunes + Soundcloud.

    It is with deep gratitude we close this season. Thank you to our listeners, guests, makers and professionals behind the scenes. May the memory of those we remember be for a blessing.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Episode 7: Calling All Dear Ones

    Episode 7: Calling All Dear Ones

    In this episode of Kaddish, listeners share their stories of chosen family and grieving the losses of loved ones.

    Where is there room in the Jewish tradition to honor the role that chosen family, logical family, plays in our lives? How have others mourned the losses of chosen family?

    Featuring the voices of Rabbi Vivie Mayer, as well as Rebecca, Noga, Meryl, and Sarah.

    Music and lyrics by Ariel Wolpe and
    Mariangela Mihai: youtube.com/watch?v=b5FImxqdlRc
    Full transcript available soon at kaddishpodcast.com
    Support the end of the fundraiser at bit.ly/kaddishpodcast
    Follow Kaddish on twitter: twitter.com/kaddishpodcast
    Facebook: facebook.com/kaddishpodcast
    Or email Ariana: ariana@kaddishpodcast.com

    • 43 min
    Episode 6: Buried with purpose

    Episode 6: Buried with purpose

    Graham Garner of the Friends Southwestern Burial Ground and Namrata Kolla of Coeio join episode 6 of Kaddish to share stories of synchronicity and celebrating identity in burial.

    Learn more about FSWBG at http://fswbg.org/
    Learn more about Coeio at http://coeio.com/

    • 20 min
    BONUS Episode 5.5: Long cut with Naomi Leapheart

    BONUS Episode 5.5: Long cut with Naomi Leapheart

    Naomi Leapheart discusses queer reproductive loss in episode 5. Listen to the full episode here: https://soundcloud.com/user-544994582/episode-5-a-container-big-enough-to-hold-us

    Also featuring some crucial listener feedback at the top of the show, and this article:
    http://everydayfeminism.com/2015/11/trans-women-reproductive-justice/

    If you want to share your story of reproductive loss with the Kaddish community, you can call 240-KAD-DISH and for a listener episode.

    We’re fundraising!! Kaddishpodcast.com or bit.ly/kaddishpodcast to go there directly. Offering tinctures to ease grief, stickers, benshcers (zines) and our eternal gratitude!

    Thank you so much to:
    Naomi Christine Leapheart
    Tiny Victor, for the music
    Chelsea Noriega
    Cyd Weissman
    The Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford

    • 16 min
    Episode 5: A container big enough to hold us

    Episode 5: A container big enough to hold us

    Naomi Leapheart and Christa Craven discuss queer reproductive loss in episode 5. They weave the body and spirit into our imaginings of what reproductive loss is- something that happens to queer bodies, and in queer families.

    If you want to share your story of reproductive loss with the Kaddish community, you can call 240-KAD-DISH and for a listener episode.

    We’re fundraising!! Kaddishpodcast.com or bit.ly/kaddishpodcast to go there directly. Offering tinctures to ease grief, stickers, benshcers (zines) and our eternal gratitude!

    Thank you so much to:
    Naomi Christine Leapheart
    Crista Craven
    Carrie Preston
    Jei-Jei Tan
    Tiny Victor, for the music
    Chelsea Noriega
    Cyd Weissman
    The Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford

    Produced by Alex Stern

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

Jenna bee 88 ,

Best podcast

I am so grateful to Ariana Katz for this informative, respectful, and beautiful look at mourning and death. Every episode is nuanced, so well researched, and worth the tears. Bring tissues and your whole heart.

lawsonsj ,

Love it.

I love this podcast and the approach to a difficult topic