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Now You Can Support the Work of Jewish Sacred Aging with Donations

Jewish Sacred Aging® is now a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. We appreciate very much your contribution and if you choose to do so, you can click on the Donate button below, or visit Jewish SacredAging’s Jewish [Read more…]

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Shabbat Pesach/Acharei Mot/Yizkor/: “Time After Time…..”

This Shabbat is one of those Shabbatot that can cause some misunderstanding, depending on which synagogue you may go to. Is it Shabbat Acharei Mot or the last day of Passover? Was Yizkor already observed? This challenge [Read more…]

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“May God comfort you…” Upon Ending Shloshim For My Father

Editor’s Note: As Passover ends, we are again given the opportunity, in ritual fashion, for one of our tradition’s Yizkor services. To remember is a gift. This guest blog post for Pesach Yizkor is from [Read more…]

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Passover: The Wilderness of Self and Our Search For Shleimut

Passover brings with it so many feelings and traditions. It remains the most observed of all our festivals. That call from the Haggadah to welcome the stranger this year will take on extra added dimensions. No [Read more…]

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Sh’ma Now becoming a digital publication

This note is from Susan Berrin, editor-in-chief of Sh’ma Now. For the past 49 years, readers have turned to Sh’ma to find the widest range of voices in conversation about difficult issues. During that time, as [Read more…]

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Discussing OUR Wishes For Health Care Decisions

In just about every series of discussions in congregations we eventually come to those conversations about advance planning and the challenges of end of life care. The constant push of medical technology has made these [Read more…]