Talmud Torah

Louisiana Rabbi Launches M’vakshim/Seekers: Exploring the Opportunities of Aging, In High Holiday Sermons

Rabbi Robert H. Loewy, rabbi of Congregation Gates of Prayer in Metairie, LA, used his 2016 high holidays sermons to introduce a new program focusing on issues of aging. Rabbi Loewy calls the program M’vakshim/Seekers: [Read more…]

Life coach Susan Lieberman, left, and psychologist Richard Stern are the guests on the October 25, 2016 edition of Boomer Generation Radio.
Radio Show

BGR 10/25/2016: Boomers talking to adult children, and conversations about dying, held over dessert

On the October 25, 2016 Boomer Generation Radio, Dr. Richard Stern, a family and child psychologist in private practice, discusses Boomers dealing with adult children, and Dr. Susan Lieberman, a Houston-based end-of-life consultant and author [Read more…]

Seekers of Meaning-JSA Podcast

JSA Podcast 24: Rabbi Sanford Akselrad, Congregation Ner Tamid, Henderson, NV

In this edition of the Jewish Sacred Aging Podcast, the guest is Rabbi Sanford “Sandy” Akselrad, rabbi of Congregation Ner Tamid, in Henderson, NV.  Rabbi Akselrad is piloting a new outreach program for seniors within [Read more…]

Oil Painting based on "The Gift," photo by Vishal Jalan, via Flickr.com Creative Commons License
D'vrei Torah

B’resheet: The Existential Challenge of “L’vado”.

And so we begin again. This Shabbat, we meet creation again. The timeless repetition of the text that can transform and renew each of us. We begin that next chapter of our life’s scroll. As [Read more…]

Resource Articles

Outline of an Ethical Will

The rise in interest in one’s legacy has led to greater awareness in the traditional idea of writing an Ethical Will. This desire to leave something spiritual and ethical behind is at the heart of [Read more…]

Blog

Simchat Torah 5777: What Will Be Your Next Chapter?

Simchat Torah, which concludes the festival of Sukkot, is a joyous time in Jewish life. In congregations, Torah scrolls are paraded around the congregation, there is dancing and singing and often Consecration of new religious [Read more…]

Talmud Torah

Rabbi Ben David’s Yom Kippur Sermon 2016

So much has happened since 1976.  Think about it for a minute.  Think about how different life was for you and for your family forty years ago.  Maybe you were a young parent.  Forty years [Read more…]

D'vrei Torah

Shabbat Sukkot: “With Eyes Undimmed….”

This Shabbat we come to the intermediary Shabbat that serves as the bridge between the beginning of the festival of Sukkot and Simchat Torah, which concludes the festival. It is, in a sense, another type [Read more…]

This edition of Boomer Generation Radio features artist Bob Cothran and Crossroads Elder Advocacy
Radio Show

BGR 10/18/2016: Artist Robert Cothran and Crossroads Elder Care and Advocacy

On this episode of the Boomer Generation Radio show, Rabbi Address’ guests are Robert Cothran, an artist and resident at Kendal at Oberlin, Ohio, and Helene Cohen of Crossroads Elder Advocacy Solutions and Services. Boomer [Read more…]