Seekers of Meaning-JSA Podcast

SOM Podcast: Rabbi Mary Zamore, author of “The Sacred Exchange: Creating a Jewish Money Ethic”

Rabbi Mary Zamore, executive director of the Women’s Rabbinic Network, visits the Seekers of Meaning Podcast to discuss her forthcoming book, The Sacred Exchange: Creating a Jewish Money Ethic. [Read more…]

D'vrei Torah

Sh’mini (Leviticus 9:1-11:47): A Sound of Silence!

For several weeks we read of the preparation for the event of this week’s portion. The Mishkan has been built and priests consecrated. Now, in chapter 9, we read of the beginning of the sacrificial service with [Read more…]

Caregiver hands

Creating Awareness on Caregiving: Addresssing This New Life Stage

As we travel for Jewish Sacred Aging® and as we deal with consulting with congregations and families, one issue continues to be of most concern: caregiving. As we age, so many of us have been [Read more…]

JSA in the News

Rabbi Address Presenting Continuing Education Course for Gamliel Institute

Rabbi Richard Address will present “The September of Our Years”, the next offering in the Gamliel Institute’s series of  in-depth Continuing Education courses, a fabulous set of three classes, looking at life’s third stage, including relevant sacred texts, Jewish considerations of mental health and dementia and Alzheimers impact, and new rituals for this stage of life.  [Read more…]

Seekers of Meaning-JSA Podcast

SOM Pod: Stuart Himmelfarb, founder of B3/The Jewish Boomer Platform

In this episode of the Seekers of Meaning Podcast, the guest is Stuart Himmelfarb, founder of B3/The Jewish Boomer Platform, discussing how to engage baby boomers in Jewish life. [Read more…]

D'vrei Torah

Tzav (Leviticus 6:1-8:34): Keeping Our Fire Burning!

This portion of Torah does not begin with And God said to Moses”. Rather we read in 6:2 “Command” (Tzav). God does not mince words here. This is a command to the priests regarding the proper [Read more…]


Purim 5779: The Mask of Mortality

This week Jewish communities all across the globe will gather to don costumes and  masks to celebrate the tale of Esther and Mordecai. From Megillah to carnivals, celebrations are the rule. This Purim brings some other [Read more…]

Seekers of Meaning-JSA Podcast

SOM Podcast: Charles Rothschild on Reinventing Retirement

Charles Rothschild, a long-time board member of the Union for Reform Judaism and the World Union of Progressive Judaism, talks about his coaching and mentoring activities around “Reinventing Retirement.” [Read more…]