Weave of Women by Esther Broner ~ He, She, It by Marge Piercy ~ Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley ~ Fifth Sacred Thing by Starhawk ~ Miriam's Well by P'nina Adelman ~ Women who Run with the Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes ~ Skinny Legs and All by Tom Robbins ~ Midnight on the Avenue of Faith by Gina Nahai
Rabbi Rayzel Raphael brings a rich background in spirituality and ritual, feminism, and music to Judaism.
Rabbi Raphael is a singer/ songwriter of over 60 new Jewish songs/prayers, including liturgy, whose themes include women of the Bible. With Rabbi Margot Stein and Juliet Irene Spitzer, she performs in a group called MiRaJ.
Rabbi Raphael lectures on topics such as angels, Women of the Wall, Jewish magic, Jewish music, women in the bible, Rosh Hodesh, Shechinah. She is also a ritual consultant for life cycle moments such as weddings, baby namings, and other sacred time.
You can contact her by by calling
215-782-1221 or sending email to
Rabbi Raphael is also mother of Yigdal and Hallel, and partner of Dr. Simcha Raphael, a psychotherapist who works at Mt. Airy Counseling Center, Adjunct Professor of Religion at LaSalle University, and a Spiritual Director at Reconstructionist Rabbinical College. He is ordained as a Rabbinic Pastor, and is author of Jewish Views of the Afterlife.
Visit Dr. Raphael's site and view Rituals Rabbi Rayzel has co-written with him.