Seekers of Meaning-JSA Podcast

Seekers of Meaning Podcast: A conversation with Rabbi Eric Yoffie, immediate past president of the URJ

In this episode, a conversation with Rabbi Eric Yoffie, immediate past president of the Union for Reform Judaism, the umbrella organization for one of the largest liberal denominations of Judaism. [Read more…]

D'vrei Torah

BeHar – B’chukotai: From What Shall We Proclaim “Release”?

We come this week to a very interesting portion, a double one to end Leviticus; a portion that looks at social and economic laws as well as a series of laws and instructions that raise [Read more…]

Seekers of Meaning-JSA Podcast

Seekers of Meaning Podcast: Conversation with Gil Troy, author of “The Zionist Ideas: Visions for the Jewish Homeland”

The Jewish Sacred Aging “Seekers of Meaning” Podcast returns to a regular weekly schedule (every Friday morning at 8 a.m. Eastern Time), with a new conversation featuring Gil Troy, author of The Zionist Ideas: Visions for [Read more…]

Reflections on Aging

Sadly, lonely people are in good company

  Rabbi Dow Marmur, rabbi emeritus of Holy Blossom Temple in Toronto, Ontario, writes in his latest column for the Toronto Star about the impact of loneliness on people’s health. About Rabbi Dow Marmur Rabbi Dow Marmur [Read more…]

D'vrei Torah

Emor: The Value of Our Life?

Parsha Emor takes us through a variety of issues, from the special nature of the priesthood, to a recitation again of calendar and sacred time, to issues surrounding additional laws of social and tribal behavior. [Read more…]

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Seekers Of Meaning. The Podcasts of Jewish Sacred Aging

Shalom. After several months of experimenting with different formats, we have decided to focus our podcast efforts on our weekly podcasts now re-branded under the title of Seekers of Meaning. In our conversation with our [Read more…]

Reflections on Aging

Thoughts and emotions can affect physical health

If one thinks that life peaks in middle age and then it is all downhill after that, that’s what one gets. It is a self-fulfilling prophecy. Most of us now agree that lessening our stress [Read more…]