Passover 2018/5778: “Someone’s Knocking At The Door”

The Seder awaits. Friends and family will gather at this season as we re-enact, in a variety of ways, the foundational story of Judaism. The Wilderness and the move from slavery to, we hope, freedom, [Read more…]

BlogTalkRadio Show

Leading voices in current aging movement, Dr. Rick Moody and Rabbi Dayle Friedman

Join two of the leading voices in the current aging movement on the March 27 edition of Jewish Sacred Aging Radio/Podcast. Dr. Rick Moody and Rabbi Dayle Friedman are the featured guests to discuss a [Read more…]

"March for Our Lives, Iowa City," photo by Cora Dove, used under Creative Commons 2.0 License, via
Carole's Corner

One Day – Or A Lifetime?

“I don’t want to see children still practicing active shooter drills,”says Carole Leskin. “I want the power of their words to lead us to the land we promised them…a safe place to live, learn, raise families and grow old.” [Read more…]

D'vrei Torah

Tzav: What “Fire” Burns Within You?

This week’s portion, “Tzav” carries through the themes of the rites associated with the sacrifices in the Temple. We read of the various rites and rituals, the elaborate ceremonies associated with the priests and their [Read more…]

Baby Boomer Bubbe

Please Dear G-d, Let This Pass Over and Bless Us to be ‘WOKE’

As Baby Boomers, are we not living in the craziest reality ever? We have experienced the Cuban Missile Crisis, Kennedy’s assassination, the Viet Nam War, the 60s Movement, Sex, Drugs, Rock ‘n Roll, man on [Read more…]

BlogTalkRadio Show

Teaching Older Adults and Boomer Volunteerism

On this edition of the Jewish Sacred Aging Radio/Podcast, we’ll feature Rabbi Peter Grumbacher, Pastor David Mueller and Sister Jeanne Cashman to discuss their multi-year collaboration of teaching older adults and their recent trip to [Read more…]

Rabbi Ben David, left, poses with his newest book, Seven Days, Many Voices: Insights into the Biblical Story of Creation, while taping this podcast interview with Rabbi Richard Address in the Professional Podcasts studios at The Lubetkin Media Companies, Cherry Hill, NJ
Resource Articles

Resource for Downloading: Cancer Meditations for Your Passover Seder 2018

Rabbi Benjamin David prepared a set of meditations on cancer that can be used as part of your Seder. Rabbi David, a cancer survivor, has given Jewish Sacred Aging® permission to reprint these meditations. Rabbi [Read more…]

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Reflections on Aging

Heroes Who Limp

Editor’s Note: This guest commentary from Rabbi Steven G. Sager originally appeared on and is reposted here with his permission. Jacob’s midnight assailant was surprised at his adversary’s great strength. He wondered if Jacob might [Read more…]