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Ellul 3: “The Cone of Uncertainty”

South Florida, where I am at this writing, is fixated, rightfully so, with the possibility of Erika, a tropical storm with a failing fantasy to be a hurricane. The weather people here, as you might [Read more…]

Radio Show

BGR 8/25/2015: Sexuality in the Boomer Generation Years and Beyond

On the August 25, 2015 episode of Boomer Generation Radio, guests Dr. Melanie Davis (left) and Robin S. Goldberg-Glen, Ph.D., MSW, co-presidents of the Sexuality and Aging Consortium at Widener University, discuss sexuality with Rabbi Richard Address. [Read more…]

Talmud Torah

Faith Groups Are Spreading the Word About Social Security

  By J. Jioni Palmer, Associate Commissioner for External Affairs, Social Security Administration August 2 kicked off Social Security Faith Week of Action. During this special week, faith-based organizations around the country held events, distributed [Read more…]

Reflections on Aging

Backwards and Forwards: a pre-Rosh Hashanah commentary

Don’t say, “How is it that times past were better than these?” For it is not wise of you to ask that question. (Kohelet/Ecclesiastes 7:10) Although we won’t be reading this verse for several weeks [Read more…]

D'vrei Torah

Ki Tetze: My Child The Doctor!!!!!

We arrive at Ki Tetze and find ourselves again, in the midst of Moses and his summary of the trek through the wilderness. Law, ordinances and commandments in how to create and maintain a safe [Read more…]

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Ellul Part 2: Can Someone Please Slow That Clock Down!

As I alluded to in the last blog on Ellul, one of the issues that confront many people, myself included, during this run up to Rosh Hoshonnah is the opportunity to reflect. However, this reflection [Read more…]

Steve Lubetkin,right, and Donna Papacosta, with cover of their new book on podcasting.
Reflections on Aging

Boomer Generation PR executive reinvents career as a podcaster, now a book author

Editor’s Note: Steve Lubetkin is the webmaster for JewishSacredAging.com. His first book, The Business of Podcasting: How to Take Your Podcasting Passion from the Personal to the Professional, co-authored with Toronto-based podcasting pioneer Donna Papacosta, [Read more…]

D'vrei Torah

Shoftim: Who Judges Us: Or…Where Is That Still Small Voice When I Need It?

We greet, this Shabbat, one of the more famous portions, Shoftim. (Deut. 16:18-21:9) It is a jammed packed portion containing references on how to pick a king, warnings against worshipping posts, stars and spirits, and [Read more…]

Radio Show

BGR 8/18/2015: Rabbi Rachel Cowan and Linda Thal on “Wise Aging”

On the August 18, 2015 Boomer Generation Radio show, Rabbi Address chats with Rabbi Rachel Cowan and Linda Thal on their new book: Wise Aging: Living with Joy, Resilience, & Spirit. In the second half [Read more…]

Talmud Torah

Things Get Weird: Guest meditation from Rabbi Mark H. Levin

Things get weird this time of year. Memories compete with current events in my life. I miss and even long for those significant loved ones with whom I shared this season, speaking about the past, [Read more…]