Rabbi Address’s blog includes reflections on the challenges and joys of aging and their implications for our families.
So I am driving up the inter-state locked in to XMSirius listening to the reality-TV wave of news. I could not help but wondering about the impact on so many people, the challenges that we [Read more…]
Father’s Day and all that means raises a lot of memories for so many of us. Father-son and daughter relationships are always interesting. Just check out literature, mythology or the Bible. Of course, for our [Read more…]
In between what I call “airplane books”, while on this last road trip, I picked up a book called “Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy” by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant. (Knopf. [Read more…]
Chag Sameach. Shavuot arrives at this stage of the calendar. The festival of first fruits/harvest that was linked, in tradition,, to the Sinai revelation and thus, a holiday/festival that celebrates the Torah. For some, it [Read more…]
This is a little bit of personal reflection. I am just back from attending the convention of the World Union for Progressive Judaism in Jerusalem. We did some sessions on longevity and the impact of [Read more…]