Rituals that can give meaning and comfort to the Jewish Sacred Aging journey.
Editor’s Note: Alden Solovy writes the “To Bend Light” blog, where this essay originally appeared. He gave Jewish Sacred Aging permission to reprint it here. Solovy was a guest on the Seekers of Meaning Podcast in July. You [Read more…]
In Jewish tradition, this period between Passover and the festival of Shavuot is referred to as the “omer”. This reflects back to Torah and the charge to take a cutting of barley each day between [Read more…]
A Pesach anecdote: when I became the Senior Rabbi at a large Miami congregation, among my many meetings with the Founding Rabbi Emeritus, the issue of the community Seder (though months away) became the focus [Read more…]
Our Jewish calendar provides us with time to remember those we have loved. On their Yarzheits, or anniversary of passing, our thoughts turn to our mothers or fathers, our sisters or brothers, our husbands or [Read more…]