D'vrei Torah

Sh’mot: A Theology of Personal Liberation

We begin a new book this week, the book of Exodus. So much to think about in this first portion. The transition of the Hebrews from favored to exploited people, the “call” of Moses and [Read more…]

D'vrei Torah

Vayechi: Saying Good-Bye in Blessing–The Power of Legacy

In this week’s portion, the power of blessing is again in focus. Jacob, now reunited with Joseph, sees his life ending and the theme of the portion revolves around blessing of children and grand-children. Beginning [Read more…]

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Live and Let Live…My Prayer for 2016

I awoke to the morning news As outrageous grief and fear grips an iconic city, any city, the world. I see images reminiscent to days of old That I am too young to know Yet [Read more…]


Only the Lonely: The “L’vado” Conundrum

The “holiday” season, which now surrounds us, is played out on TV and media as a time of family gatherings, greeting, communal celebration and joyous connection. The media and the stores thrive on this perception [Read more…]

D'vrei Torah

Vayigash: Joseph: I am Your Father!

This portion, Vayigash, is one of the most profound and meaningful readings of the year. It continues the Joseph cycle and, in a dramatic scene, Joseph confronts his brothers and reveals his true identity. For [Read more…]

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Boomer Generation Radio 12/15/15: ActionAIDS and Legal Documents

Terri Clark, Prevention Services Coordinator at ActionAIDS, and Ricki Goodstein from Goodstein Law are the guests on the December 15, 2015 episode of Boomer Generation Radio. About the Guests Terri Clark Certified Health Education Specialist [Read more…]

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Reflections on Aging

Alzheimer’s Caring: How Faith Communities Can Serve People with Dementia and Their Families

Editor’s Note: Rev. Dr. Jade Angelica holds a Masters of Divinity degree from Harvard Divinity School and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Andover Newton Theological School. She is Founder and Director of the Healing [Read more…]

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Boomer Generation Radio 12/8/2015: Fighting Medicare Fraud and Expanding Chaplaincy

On the December 8, 2015 episode of Boomer Generation Radio, three representatives of Pennsylvania’s Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) program discuss how they help Medicare beneficiaries to recognize and avoid Medicare fraud. SMPs provide education and advocacy [Read more…]