We come this Shabbat to the concluding portions, a double portion of Behar-B’chukotai. This is apportion filled with laws and regulations on such things as interest, slavery, the Sabbatical year, and chapters on blessings [Read more…]
I have been absent for a while. I thought when I stopped practicing law and mediation, and completed ordination, I would have lots of time to write, and exercise and play. None of that has [Read more…]
On this week’s episode of the Seekers of Meaning TV Show and Podcast, Rabbis Deborah Bodin Cohen and Kerry Olitzky discuss their forthcoming book, Heroes with Chutzpah, featuring biographical profiles of outstanding Jewish figures from history. [Read more…]
This is another challenging portion. We find ourselves in the sea of commands regarding the priesthood. We also will find in this portion another repetition of the sacred calendar (23) and the reference to [Read more…]
Rabbi Holly Cohn is a hospice chaplain in Texas and wrote this as part of her class on Aging that is part of Wurzweiler School of Social Work’s Certificate in Gerontology and Palliative Care that Rabbi Address teaches in. [Read more…]
Rabbi Address recently appeared on the Not Born Yesterday Podcast, sponsored by NEXTVillageSF.org, a neighborhood nonprofit providing services and support that empowers members to live independently. You can listen to the program in the player below.