Seekers of Meaning-JSA Podcast

Seekers of Meaning TV Show and Podcast 9/10/2021: High Holy Days Message from Rabbi Address

On this week’s episode of the Seekers of Meaning TV Show and Podcast, Rabbi Address offers a special message and thoughts about the meaning of the Jewish High Holy Days in this year’s continuing COVID-19 [Read more…]

Seekers of Meaning-JSA Podcast

Panel discusses how synagogues should be planning to continue using new technology after the pandemic

On this week’s episode of the Seekers of Meaning TV Show and Podcast, Rabbi Address welcomes a panel to discuss how technology changed the High Holy Days in 2020, and the implications for future use by synagogues as a regular part of their community outreach [Read more…]

Seekers of Meaning-JSA Podcast

Rabbis Matt Soffer and Geri Newburge Discuss High Holiday Plans, Issues for Mid-Career Rabbis

On this episode of the Seekers of Meaning Podcast and TV Show, two mid-career rabbis, Rabbi Geri Newburge, rabbi at Main Line Reform Temple/Beth Elohim, in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, and Rabbi Matt Soffer, senior rabbi at Judea Reform Congregation, Durham, North Carolina, discuss their plans for observing the High Holy Days with their congregations and issues affecting their rabbinates. [Read more…]

Organization Programs for Boomers
Organization Programs for Boomers

Introducing Cantor David Presler

While serving a congregation for the High Holidays, I worked with Cantor David M. Presler who is from south Florida. He has a unique style of chanting and he sent JSA some brief selections of [Read more…]

Cantor Jennifer Bern-Vogel of Congregation Emanu-El, Redlands, CA
Reflections on Aging

Guest Commentary: Thoughts for the High Holy Days

 Editor’s Note: This guest posting is from Cantor Jennifer Bern-Vogel, Congregation Emanu-El, Redlands, CA. This past summer, I flew back and forth to Iowa three separate times spending several weeks with my 94-year old mother. [Read more…]