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Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom South Jersey Leaders Phyllis Levy and Asma Kasuba discuss interfaith understanding

Phyllis Levy and Asma Kasuba, two women leading the local South Jersey chapter of the international Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom, discuss the group’s efforts to bridge cultural and social gaps between Jewish and Muslim women worldwide.  [Read more…]

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One America Movement’s Founder, Andrew Hanauer, is guest on Jewish Sacred Aging Podcast

Andrew Hanauer, director of the One America Movement, is the guest on this week’s Jewish Sacred Aging Podcast.   The One America Movement’s mission is to heal growing divisions in American society, to build human relationships [Read more…]

Rabbi Peter Kasdan, JGDC Rabbinic Advisor, is the guest on this edition of the Jewish Sacred Aging Podcast
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Rabbi Peter Kasdan discusses screening for Jewish genetic diseases, on Jewish Sacred Aging Podcast

On this edition of the Jewish Sacred Aging Podcast, Rabbi Peter Kasdan, retired rabbi of Temple Emanu-El in Livingston, NJ, discusses his work with the Jewish Genetic Disease Consortium and his efforts to encourage Jewish [Read more…]

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The Conversations We Should be Having

This was just posted on the interfaithfamily.com web site. This is an issue that we at Jewish Sacred Aging would like to explore as this affects an increasing  number of Boomer grandparents. We are very interested [Read more…]

Rabbi Address, left, chats with David Zinner, executive director of Kavod v'Nichum, an organization focused on providing traditional funeral ritual resources to the Jewish community. Zinner discusses Jewish funeral traditions in the next two episodes of "Conversations" on Jewish Sacred Aging TV.
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David Zinner discusses Chevra Kadisha, Jewish Burial Practices, and Gamliel Institute training on the March 17 JSA Podcast

David Zinner, executive director of Kavod v’Nichum, a Maryland-based organization training Jewish communities and organizations in traditional Jewish funeral practices, is the guest on the March 17 Jewish Sacred Aging Podcast. Zinner describes the educational seminars [Read more…]

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Interfaith Families discussed by Rabbi Robyn Frisch in 2/24 Jewish Sacred Aging Podcast

On the Feb. 24 Jewish Sacred Aging podcast, Rabbi Robyn Frisch, director of the Philadelphia chapter of InterfaithFamily.com, discusses how she works with interfaith families to help them maintain connections to Judaism. Rabbi Robyn Frisch, [Read more…]

Reflections on Aging

A Love Story: A Jewish Grandmother and Her Catholic Grandchildren

By Rabbi Robyn Frisch, Director of InterfaithFamily/Philadelphia For the past eight-and-a-half years I’ve been the rabbi of Temple Menorah Keneseth Chai (TMKC).  It’s a small community with a close-knit group of congregants.  At our Friday [Read more…]

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JSA Podcast 2016-13: Rabbi Kerry Olitzky, BigTentJudaism.org, Inclusion and Diversity in the 21st Century Jewish Community

In this week’s Jewish Sacred Aging Podcast, Rabbi Kerry Olitzky of BigTentJudaism.org discusses inclusion and diversity in the 21st Century Jewish community. About the Guest Rabbi Kerry M. Olitzky is the Executive Director of Big [Read more…]

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Ten Things for Grandparents of Grandchildren Being Raised in Interfaith Families to do During Holiday Time

Here’s a great checklist you can download, courtesy of Big Tent Judaism. It’s a PDF file. Ten Things for Grandparents of Grandchildren Being Raised in Interfaith Families to do During Holiday Time (PDF Download)