The Western Wall, Jerusalem/Steve Lubetkin Photo. Used by permission.
D'vrei Torah

Sh’mini: The Power of Ritual?

This week’s portion, Sh’mini. has confounded commentators for centuries. In Leviticus 10 we read the strange and disturbing story of Aaron’s two sons, Nadab and Abihu, who, in the midst of the consecration of Aaron [Read more…]

Nancy Collamer, left, and Brenda Clement, are the guests on the March 29 Boomer Generation Radio show.
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Boomer Generation Radio 3/29/16: Affordable Housing and Boomer Reinvention

On the March 29, 2016 show, the first guest is Brenda Clement, executive director of Citizens Housing and Planning Association, a nonprofit association for community development and affordable housing in Boston, MA.  Citizens’ Housing and [Read more…]

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A Life Re-imagined: Our Stories?

A while back, David Brooks of the N.Y.Times, write an op-ed about the challenges of mid -life. He referenced a new book by Barbara Bradley Hagerty entitled “Life Reimagined: The Science, Art and Opportunity of [Read more…]

Rabbi Richard Address chats with Rabbi Sue Levi Elwell.
Seekers of Meaning-JSA Podcast

Jewish Sacred Aging Podcast 2016-4: Rabbi Sue Levi Elwell, spiritual director

In this episode of the Jewish Sacred Aging Podcast, Rabbi Address chats with Rabbi Sue Levi Elwell, Ph.D., a Philadelphia-based spiritual director and editor of the new book, Chapters of the Heart: Jewish Women Sharing the Torah of Our Lives. This podcast is adapted from a video conversation with Rabbi Levi Elwell held last year. [Read more…]

D'vrei Torah

Tzav: Receiving a Command: From Who, For What?

This week we read the portion know as “Tzav”, which begins in Leviticus 6 with God speaking to Moses saying “Command Aaron and his sons…” (Leviticus 6:1,2) The portion’s major content rests with instructions on [Read more…]

Denise Lettau, left, is vice president of Wells Fargo's Life Management Services, and Rabbi Lawrence Troster is rabbi at Kesher Israel in West Chester, PA, and an eco-theologian.
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A Celebration of Hope: An Often Ignored Human Drive

Spring! A season of renewal and for religious communities, themes of rebirth, creation and, hope. I came across a very interesting piece in the March 21, 2016 edition of the Wall Street Journal. “An Emotion [Read more…]

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

JSA Podcast: Rabbi Dayle Friedman

In this episode of the Jewish Sacred Aging Podcast, Rabbi Address has a conversation with Philadelphia-based rabbi and spiritual director, Rabbi Dayle Friedman. Rabbi Friedman consults on spirituality and aging through her web portal, GrowingOlder.net. [Read more…]

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BGR Podcast: 3/15/16, Philabundance and Helping Seniors Navigate Healthcare

In this edition of Boomer Generation Radio, the guests are Glenn Bergman, president of Philabundance, Philadelphia’s food bank, and Liliana Abramson, a patient advocate and nurse liaison who helps seniors navigate the healthcare system in [Read more…]