“In His or Her Best Interests”…Some Lessons Gleaned From Bio-Ethics Conference

I recently had the honor and priviledge of participating in a very meaningful conference sponsored by the Jewish Studies Department of Arizona State University. Entitled “Health, Mortality and Morality: Jewish Perspectives”, the conference brought together [Read more…]

"I hope this is me in 40 years" Photo by J.B. Hill, via under Creative Commons License
Reflections on Aging

SEXUALITY AND AGING: The Need for Intimacy is Ageless

Editor’s Note: This guest post is from Terri Clark, MPH, CHES, Prevention Services Coordinator for ActionAIDS in Philadelphia. She can be reached at 267-940-5502, or via email at Closeness, intimacy, and touch are lifelong [Read more…]

D'vrei Torah

Ki Tissa: “Both Sides Now”

This week we reach one of the most famous of our Torah passages. “Ki Tissa” stars the incident of the Golden Calf. So much has been written and discussed about this story. So much that [Read more…]

Carole's Corner

Where Is The Welcome Mat?

  [dropcap]A[/dropcap] few days ago I went to my local big box home improvement store to buy a new welcome mat. My old one had worn out its welcome and the snow storm had delivered [Read more…]

D'vrei Torah

“Bringing Sanctuary Home” – Guest Column by Cantor Karen Webber Gilat

Editor’s Note: Rabbi Address met Cantor Karen Webber Gilat at the American Cantors Conference convention last summer. We are pleased to share her meditation for Jewish Disabilities and Inclusion Month. It is Friday night. The [Read more…]

Radio Show

BGR 2/16/16: Bridge Meadows and Intergenerational Neighborhoods, Boomer Financial Planning

On the February 16, 2016 Boomer Generation Radio, Rabbi Address talks with Dr. Derenda Schubert, executive director, and Renee Moseley, associate director, of Bridge Meadows.  Bridge Meadows has the mission of developing and sustaining intergenerational [Read more…]

Speaking appearances

Rabbi Address Appearing at 2016 Judaism, Science and Medicine Group Annual Meeting

Rabbi Address will be speaking at the 2016 Judaism, Science and Medicine Group Annual Meeting Sunday-Monday, February 21-22, 2016 at the Embassy Suites Phoenix-Scottsdale, 4415 E Paradise Village Parkway South, Phoenix, AZ. Download Conference Flyer The [Read more…]

Radio Show

BGR 2/9/16: Geropsychology with Dr. Peter Lichtenberg, and Caregiving Help from’s CEO, Lindsay Jurist-Rosner

On the February 9, 2016 Boomer Generation Radio, Rabbi Address chats about gerontology and the new field of geropsychology with Dr. Peter Lichtenberg, Director of both the Institute of Gerontology and the Merrill Palmer Skillman [Read more…]

Talmud Torah

Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month

Editor’s Note: This guest post is by Shelly Christensen, MA FAAIDD, the co-founder of Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month. This month marks the eighth year that an ever increasing number of Jewish communities recognize [Read more…]


Our Aging and Disabilities: Jewish Disabilities Awareness and Inclusion Month

February is a month devoted to many serious issues, heart, black history, etc. Recently, within our community, there has arisen a movement to bring attention to the issue of disabilities. February is now Jewish Disabilities [Read more…]