Rabbi Address’s blog includes reflections on the challenges and joys of aging and their implications for our families.
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…]
Editor’s Note: This column has been crossposted on EJewishPhilanthropy.com and The Jewish News of Northern California (JNews.com). I want to bring an idea to you, an idea whose time may be at hand. It is an [Read more…]
In his new novel “Exit West:, Mohsin Hamid writes the “we are all migrants through time”. This line struck me as quite meaningful as our community celebrates Passover. It also struck me in a new [Read more…]