Passover Table 2, by April Killingsworth, from Flickr.com under Creative Commons 2.0 license.
D'vrei Torah

The End of Passover

Tonight is the seventh night of Pesah, and for Israelis and Reform Jews, the final night. I have just lit a memorial candle in memory of our deceased first degree family members: Sylvia and Bob [Read more…]

Resource Articles
Seekers of Meaning-JSA Podcast

JSA Podcast 2016-08: Dr. Bill Cutter on Judaism and Health

  On this episode of the Jewish Sacred Aging Podcast, Rabbi Address speaks with Dr. William Cutter about Judaism and Health. Rabbi Cutter is the Steinberg Emeritus Professor of Human Relations at Hebrew Union College-Jewish [Read more…]

Blog

Through That Open Door–Our Tomorrow?

As Passover draws to a close this weekend and the last matzah board is eaten (one hopes) we conclude with the “yizkor” moment of memorial (see this week’s D’var Torah) and prepare to move on. [Read more…]

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BGR 4/26/16: Advocacy for the Elderly and Older People Driving

The April 26, 2016 Boomer Generation Radio show features Mark Davis, from Center for Advocacy for Rights and Interests of the Elderly (CARIE), and Dr. David Bernstein, an internist and gerontologist from Florida, whose latest [Read more…]

Carole's Corner

Taking the “Lone” out of Lonely

  The dictionary defines “lonely” as: without company; cut off from others; solitary; and sad from being alone. What loneliness does not mean is weak, boring, painfully shy, without accomplishment, or unable to make commitments. [Read more…]

Talmud Torah

Rabbi Address Presents Webinar on Synagogues and Mental Health for Older Adults

Rabbi Address led a webinar for the Union for Reform Judaism last week on “Judaism, Older Adults, Mental Health and Your Congregation,” for the URJ-Ruderman Mental Health Learning Opportunity series. You can watch the 45-minute [Read more…]

Radio Show

Boomer Generation Radio 4/19/2016: Mentoring with Chet Ross, Retirement with Journalist Dotty Brown

  PROGRAM NOTE: The Jewish Sacred Aging Podcast, which is normally released on Fridays, is taking this week off for Passover, but will be back again next Friday. On the April 19, 2016 Boomer Generation [Read more…]

Blog

A Passover Thought: Letting Go Of Our Narrow Places

Happy Passover. The themes of liberation and freedom that greet us every year at our “seder” can also be seen in very personal terms. After all, here is a festval that confronts us in very [Read more…]

Agni by Bala Sivakumar. Used under Creative Commons License.
D'vrei Torah

The Mitzrayim of Dementia: A Passover Thought

Rabbi Nina Mizrahi has given us permission to re-post her recent blog in our Dvar Torah section in preparation for Passover. Many congregations will read the texts from Exodus (12) that outline the call to [Read more…]