In the Algemeiner, which describes itself as the fastest growing Jewish newspaper in America, the former Chief Rabbi of the UK, Lord Jonathan Sacks, writes about growing old gracefully. You can read his commentary here.
One inevitable and inescapable rabbinic responsibility is to write eulogies. In these days of multiple family members and acquaintances invited to speak at the levaya, the “pressure” is diluted. Once upon a time, only the [Read more…]
The St. Louis Jewish Light newspaper covered Rabbi Address’ appearance at a June 5 conference, “Shedding Light on Alzheimer’s: A Jewish Perspective,” held at the Jewish Community Center there. You can read the article here.
Rabbi Address led a webinar for the Union for Reform Judaism last week on “Judaism, Older Adults, Mental Health and Your Congregation,” for the URJ-Ruderman Mental Health Learning Opportunity series. You can watch the 45-minute [Read more…]
Here’s a great checklist you can download, courtesy of Big Tent Judaism. It’s a PDF file. Ten Things for Grandparents of Grandchildren Being Raised in Interfaith Families to do During Holiday Time (PDF Download)
Editor’s Note: Nancy Isaacs is “The Computer Maven.” For 12 years she has operated The Computer Maven, helping small businesses and personal users with their technology. She offers these answers to common technology questions asked [Read more…]
Editor’s Note: Matan A. Koch is a speaker, educator, and consultant, sharing ideas and strategies to promote the universal inclusion of people with disabilities in all aspects of society. His lifelong history of disability advocacy [Read more…]
In a commentary published in the Phoenix Jewish News, “Dying raises new issues today,” Rabbi Bonnie Koppell, a spiritual leader at Temple Chai in Phoenix, discusses the conference, “Health, Mortality and Morality: Jewish Perspectives,” held [Read more…]
Editor’s Note: This guest post is by Shelly Christensen, MA FAAIDD, the co-founder of Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month. This month marks the eighth year that an ever increasing number of Jewish communities recognize [Read more…]
JSA Contributor Stefanie Levine Cohen, a Cherry Hill-based writer, has her newest story, “A Lifetime to Go” in the Winter 2015 issue of Limestone, a literary journal at the University of Kentucky. Stefanie has graciously [Read more…]