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Aware? Well, We Hope So!

World Alzheimer’s Month is an international campaign to raise awareness around Alzheimer’s disease and all types of dementia that takes place each September.  This year’s campaign highlights the importance of community support for families facing the challenges of dementia. [Read more…]

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D'vrei Torah

Shoftim (Deuteronomy 16:18-21:9) The Right to a Tzedek Based Health Care System

            This week the Torah asks a question that touches all of us. In Deuteronomy 16:20 we read the famous line “justice, justice shall you pursue”. The Hebrew word Tzedek is repeated to stress the [Read more…]

Seekers of Meaning-JSA Podcast

Seekers of Meaning 8/26/2022, Amy Seigel, Founder and CEO, Advocare Geriatric Care Services

On this week’s episode of the Seekers of Meaning TV Show and Podcast, the guest is Amy Seigel, RN, CCM, founder and CEO of Advocare Geriatric Care Services in South Florida. [Read more…]

D'vrei Torah

R’eh (Deuteronomy 11:26-16:17) We Live In Community So It Is About Us All

            This week’s portion covers a lot of ground. We see in chapter 12 the call for centralized worship which reflects King Josiah’s attempt at his religious reformation. We see [Read more…]

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Growing Older, Living Longer: Four Values that Support Our Elder Life Stages

Melton is pleased to offer this innovative class with Rabbi Richard Address (Founder and Director of Jewish Sacred Aging) in which we will examine the Jewish values of health, healing, wholeness, and holiness. [Read more…]

Seekers of Meaning-JSA Podcast

Seekers of Meaning 8/19/2022: Rabbi Elana Zaiman, author of “The Forever Letter”

On this week’s episode of the Seekers of Meaning TV Show and Podcast, Rabbi Elana Zaiman discusses her book, The Forever Letter: Writing What We Believe For Those We Love. [Read more…]

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D'vrei Torah

Eikev (Deuteronomy 7:12-11:25) Life Experience–Life Tests

     Eikev is a fascinating portion. It conveys a variety of instructions, all embraced by the Deuteronomic style of “If…Then”; If you follow God’s commands then good things will happen and if you stray, then [Read more…]