Jewbalations-Arianna Katz, Kaddish Podcast
February 28, 2017•18 min
Ariana Katz is the host and creator of Kaddish the podcast. Ariana is a rabbinical student at Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in Philadelphia. She is a member of the Philadelphia Reconstructionist Chevra Kadisha (Jewish burial society), a volunteer chaplain and board member at Planned Parenthood of South East Pennsylvania, and a member of the Jewish Voice for Peace Rabbinical Council. Ariana is in training to become a soferet, scribe of sacred Jewish text.
Kaddish is a monthly podcast hosted by Student Rabbi Ariana Katz that focuses on mourning ritual and customs, features first person storytelling and interviews, uses Jewish tradition to contextualize and deepens themes of the show, and holds space at the intersection of life and death. Kaddish aims to build a network of listeners and friends that will contribute stories and build online community.
This show includes topics like mourning chosen family, reproductive loss, illness, ritual writing, suicide, queer and trans burial,