Seekers of Meaning-JSA Podcast

JSA Podcast 7/29/2016: Rabbi Marc Katz, Jewish Perspectives on Sexuality

On the July 29 Jewish Sacred Aging Podcast, Rabbi Address chats with Rabbi Marc Katz, associate rabbi at Congregation Beth Elohim in Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY, who is the author of an essay in the [Read more…]

A terebinth of Mamre.
D'vrei Torah

Pinchas: A Covenant of Peace and Wholeness

The portion Pinchas (Numbers 25:12ff) offers us a variety of issues. We begin with the hero, Pinches, who quells a plague brought on by idolatry. We read of laws of inheritance that allow for the [Read more…]

"A New Normal?" by Randy Heinitz, via (Creative Commons License)
Baby Boomer Bubbe

Is This the New Normal?

What is happening in this world? As a kid you couldn’t imagine saying the year that didn’t start with 19 let alone say 2016 and live to write the year 20-something, for that would ensure [Read more…]

Radio Show

BGR 7/26/16: Stress Reduction, Mindfulness, and Spirituality in Medicine and Health

On the July 26, 2016 Boomer Generation Radio program, the guests are Dr. Diane Reibel, who directs the Stress Reduction Program at the Jefferson-Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine at Jefferson Health; and Dr. Don [Read more…]

D'vrei Torah

Balak: Order Out of Chaos? Walking Humbly!

This week’s portion, one of the more colorful and famous, features a talking donkey,a revelation and a change in mindset from curse to blessing, as well as the text of the famous melody “Mah Tovu”. [Read more…]

Radio Show

BGR 7/19/16: Friends in the City and Widener University Sexuality and Aging Consortium

On the July 19, 2016 Boomer Generation Radio, the first-half guests are Mary Ellen McNish, resident at Friends in the City, and Ted Reed, a board member, and Joan Countryman, board chair of Friends in [Read more…]


Listening to The Power of Music

Last week I had the pleasure of interviewing two people who have been in the forefront of a dynamic tool that is being used to help Alzheimer’s patients. Sarah Matas is the resident Services Administrator [Read more…]

Rabbi Sally Priesand, the first woman in the US ordained as a rabbi, and a new book about four decades of women in the rabbinate, for which she wrote the Foreword.
Seekers of Meaning-JSA Podcast

Jewish Sacred Aging Podcast 2016-16: Rabbi Sally Priesand, First Female Reform Rabbi

On this edition of the Jewish Sacred Aging Podcast, Rabbi Address speaks with his classmate from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati, Rabbi Sally Priesand, the first woman ordained as a rabbi by [Read more…]