Rabbi Address' Monthly Message

Taking the measure of life

June 30, 2014 0

I read with some interest a brief piece in the current AARP Magazine on the growing trend for activity trackers. (AARP June/July 2014. ) These are little bracelets that can track your daily movements. It [Read more…]

D'vrei Torah

Transitions and Meaning

October 3, 2013 2

I recently was honored to do a workshop for a synagogue in Chicago (Sukkat Shalom). They were developing a program focusing on baby boomers and aging. In a break-out session the subject again turned to [Read more…]

Rabbi Jonathan Kendall
Care-Giving Concerns

Is Unfairness Thy Middle Name?

January 2, 2013 0

Just before I left for an extended cruise of the Bahamas (which, for refreshment of soul and spirit, I highly recommend), it fell to me to officiate at the funeral of a young physician. He [Read more…]

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Thought Pieces

Human Be-ings (not human do-ings)

May 2, 2011 0

Most of us are caretakers or providers or some other life-path that does not make it feasible to sit in a meditative state and “be” all day long.  So realistically, how can we meet our [Read more…]

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D'vrei Torah

Happy New Year?

March 31, 2011 0

As I wrote this, I am looking out of my study window at a gray sky. It is in the 30 degree range and drizzle is falling. Yet, there is a ray of hope that [Read more…]

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D'vrei Torah

To “Life” and to the New Year!

August 31, 2010 0

Here is one of “those” questions. How do you find meaning in the aftermath of sorrow? How do you find reason when there is none? 5770 is ending. I, for one, will not be sorry [Read more…]