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Talmud Torah

Who by Fire … My Yom Kippur Problem

October 4, 2016 0

Editor’s Note: This guest post was contributed by Edmond H. Weiss, Ph.D. Long before the Pharisees began writing about an Olam Haba, an afterlife that is a reward for righteous living, there was a simpler [Read more…]

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…]

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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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