Talmud Torah

Pirkei Avot – A Short Video Study Series with Rabbi David Levin

JewishSacredAging.com is pleased to present a series of short video lessons covering Pirkei Avot (The Wisdom of the Fathers), one of the important works of rabbinic literature in Judaism. You can watch the first episode [Read more…]

On the March 24, 2015 Boomer Generation Radio Show, the guests are palliative care expert Dr. Diane Meier, left, and financial planning specialist Peter Hecht.
Radio Show

Palliative Care and Financial Planning on 3/24 Boomer Generation Radio

Returning to Boomer Generation Radio on March 24, 2015 is Peter Hecht of Hecht Investment Group, an affiliate of Janney Montgomery Scott. to discuss family financial planning issues for “club sandwich generation” baby boomers. Peter [Read more…]


Feeling Less Pain: Some Discussion on Palliative Care

As I travel for Jewish Sacred Aging, often the issue of pain and pain mangement comes up in discussions. Often these discussions emerge within the context of Q and A in the End of Life [Read more…]

D'vrei Torah

Tzav: Cleaning Our Soul?

This week’s portion, “Tzav”, begins in Leviticus 6 and details types of sacrifices that were to be brought to the ancient Temple in Jerusalem. The portion describes rituals associated with the alter and discusses briefly, [Read more…]

Radio Show

BGR 3/10/2015: LGBT Elder Initiatives, and Smart TVs Helping with Elder Care

On the March 10, 2015 Boomer Generation Radio, Rabbi Address welcomes Heshie Zinman, chair of the LGBT Elder Initiative in Philadelphia. In the second half of the program, Rabbi Address speaks with Kian Saneii, Founder, [Read more…]

D'vrei Torah

Vayikra and the Small Aleph

And so, this Shabbat, we come to the beginning of the great Book of Leviticus. We settle in for discussions of law and ritual. In traditional schools, it is customary for Torah education to begin [Read more…]


One Congregations’ Conversation That Mattered

For a few years I have been advocating the need for congregations to make sure they create programs that educate congregants and community on issues related to end of life care from a Jewish point [Read more…]

D'vrei Torah

Va’yak’hel/P’kudai: The Sabbath and Our Soul!

As the Book of Exodus begins to conclude we come this week to a double portion. It begins with Moses calling the people together and right away he speaks of the things that the people [Read more…]

Part 2 of Rabbi Dayle Friedman's conversation with Rabbi Address is this episode of "Conversations" from Jewish Sacred Aging TV.

JSA TV: Conversation with Rabbi Dayle Friedman, Founder of GrowingOlder.net (Part 2 of 2)

In this installment of  Jewish Sacred Aging TV’s “Conversations” program, Rabbi Address continues his conversation with Philadelphia-based rabbi and spiritual director, Rabbi Dayle Friedman. Rabbi Friedman consults on spirituality and aging through her web portal, [Read more…]

James Gandolfini, September 2011, By gdcgraphics [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Reflections on Aging

James Gandolfini’s Will: 3 Lessons for You and Yours

Editor’s Note: This article on wills and estates is contributed by Ricki Goodstein, Esq. of the Law Firm of Goodstein Law Associates, which is devoted exclusively to Estate Planning, Elder Law and Asset Protection.   [Read more…]