Seekers of Meaning-JSA Podcast

Rabbi Dr. Kerry Olitzky, One of ’50 Leading Rabbis in North America,’ transitions to authoring children’s books

On this week’s Seekers of Meaning TV Show and Podcast, Rabbi Dr. Kerry Olitzky discusses his new experience of authoring a children’s book, Avi and Ahmed Play Football in Jerusalem’s Sacher Park. [Read more…]

Sandy Taradash with her grandchildren, Ari, in left photo, and Jacob, in photo at right
Baby Boomer Bubbe

What Will the Future Be Like for Our Grandkids?

Contributing writer Sandy Taradash wonders if the crises of our era, pandemic, economic stress, and social unrest, are affecting our grandchildrens’ future. [Read more…]

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Carole's Corner

Father Time and Me

I saw him approaching. An ancient man, bent, dressed in black and carrying the symbolic scythe.  I recognized him immediately. My heart pounded. It’s too soon, I thought. I’m not ready. He sat down on [Read more…]

Baby Boomer Bubbe

Time…Oy Vey, Where is IT and Where did IT Go?

Approaching: 2018…how does that resonate with you? Make you shudder? Make you wonder where all the years have gone? Make you leery/apprehensive/disbelieving that it wasn’t yesterday that you were turning 18? Oy, those were the [Read more…]

Virgil Hoftiezer, left, and Alan Spector, right, are the guests on the August 30, 2016 Boomer Generation Radio show.
Radio Show

BGR 8/30/16: Virgil Hoftiezer and Alan Spector on Retirement

The guests on the August 30, 2016 Boomer Generation Radio are Dr. Virgil Hoftiezer, retired Associate Director and Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and Allan Spector, co-author with Keith [Read more…]

Reflections on Aging

A Whack of Humility

  [dropcap]T[/dropcap]his year was the first time in a long time that I did not lead services on the second day of Rosh Hashanah. Having recently left my chaplaincy position of 25 years (and where [Read more…]

Reflections on Aging

Backwards and Forwards: a pre-Rosh Hashanah commentary

Don’t say, “How is it that times past were better than these?” For it is not wise of you to ask that question. (Kohelet/Ecclesiastes 7:10) Although we won’t be reading this verse for several weeks [Read more…]

Gail Zugerman, Growing Old with Gusto Blog
Reflections on Aging

Guest Post: How to Grow Old With Gusto

Editor’s Note: Gail Zugerman, author of this contribution to JSA, is founder of GRF Marketing, Ltd., based in Chicago since 1983, has provided marketing strategy consulting through the use of qualitative research for clients throughout [Read more…]