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Thought Pieces

Coping with Loss….A Yom Kippur Thought Piece

Adam, the first human, was created on the 6th day.  The sun shone for him throughout the entire first day, Shabbat, but he became frightened when he saw darkness encroaching at the conclusion of this [Read more…]

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D'vrei Torah

To Your Health!

One of the most interesting developments in recent years has been the growing interest, on the part of baby boomers, in issues of health and wellness. Maybe it is part of our own understanding of [Read more…]

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Health and Wellness Programs

Everybody’s on the Phone

A friend of mine recently sent me an interesting article from the Sports Section of the New York Times (“Rested and Ready” by Peter Thamel, Aug. 29, 2010, p.13) about Urban Meyer, the very successful [Read more…]

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Resource Articles

Changing Times: Mental Health Awareness in the Jewish Community

Editor’s Note: This article by Rabbi Address was originally published on NAMI.org, the website of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. A highlight of a recent conference on Judaism and mental health featured several members [Read more…]

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D'vrei Torah

Conversation with a new friend from France

“Let us now relate the awesomeness of this day’s holiness,” the Unetanneh Tokef commences. This year, the day’s “holiness” for me was displayed by the meeting of a new friend. After schul, I started up [Read more…]