Carole Leskin Photo/Used by permission.

For S’lichot: As We Prepare….

S’lichot, as many of you  know, signals the final turn in our calendar to the on rushing High Holidays. Rosh Hoshannah is now before us. Elul is waning and with it the final preparations for [Read more…]

Rabbi Address chats with author Margit Novack in this week's Seekers of Meaning TV Show and Podcast.
Seekers of Meaning-JSA Podcast

Seekers of Meaning 8/27/2021: Margit Novack, Author of “Squint: Re-visioning the Second Half of Life”

On this week’s episode of the Seekers of Meaning TV Show and Podcast, author Margit Novack discusses her new book, Squint: Re-Visioning the Second Half of Life. Seekers of Meaning TV Show and Podcast Now [Read more…]

D'vrei Torah

Ki Tavo (Deuteronomy 26:1-29:8): Blessing and Curses and History

Ki Tavo presents us with a portion that challenges much of our theological foundation. The portion is filled with a series of blessings and curses based on the Deuteronomic literary construct of: if you follow [Read more…]

Organization Programs for Boomers

Virtual Memorial Service Available

Rabbi Address has recorded a virtual memorial service accessible here, or in the video player below, which may be used at times of mourning where it is not possible to have an in-person service.

Holy Name Medical Center administering the COVID-19 vaccine to the public in The Rodda Community Center in Teaneck on 1/13/2021. Jeff Rhode photo. Used by permission
D'vrei Torah

Ki Tetze (Deuteronomy 21:10-25:19) Do Not Remain Indifferent

What a portion we have this Shabbat!  There is a year’s worth of conversation in just one portion. We have a ton of issues around family dynamics and inter-personal relationships; women, captives, divorce, compassion, warfare [Read more…]


Family Caregivers: A Prayer from Alden Solovy

Shalom. Alden Solovy, the premier poet and creative liturgist in our community has published a prayer on behalf of family caregivers. We have posted examples of other Caregiver prayers and are delighted  that Alden gave [Read more…]

Seekers of Meaning-JSA Podcast

Former Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman Discusses Growing Up Jewish in Kansas and His New Book

Former Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman discusses growing up Jewish in Nebraska and his new book, “Laughing at Myself: My Education in Congress, on the Farm, and at the Movies.” [Read more…]