Rabbi Address’s blog includes reflections on the challenges and joys of aging and their implications for our families.
We recently returned to the URJ Camp Harlam for the annual Alumni day. In itself, a very ordinary event, yet, for some special reasons, this one was different. I started at this camp as a [Read more…]
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…]