Rabbi address conducted a workshop on Baby Boomers at the 2013 Biennial of the Union for Reform Judaism in San Diego last week. The session, “Seekers of Meaning: Baby Boomers and Our Congregations,” discussed how the first wave of “boomers” is now collecting Medicare and Social Security. They are also leaving our congregations. This generation has helped re-shape culture and has been a driving force in the transformation of contemporary Judaism. What are the issues that impact this generation’s soul and spirit and how can our congregations meet them “where they are”?
Elyssa Lewin, founder and executive director of Nancy’s House, respite resource for caregivers, is on January 28 Boomer Generation Radio
Elyssa Lewin, executive director and founder of Nancy’s House, a respite resource for family caregivers, is the guest on the January 28 episode of Boomer Generation Radio.
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