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Finding North: 30 days of discovery and inspiration in Haifa

Finding North is a month-long live abroad experience in Haifa, Israel. Participants interact with local communities, encounter local innovators and artists, create a personal midrash/life narrative, volunteer, and engage in guided text study. [Read more…]

Seekers of Meaning-JSA Podcast

Rabbi Eric Yoffie, President Emeritus of the Reform Movement, Reflects on Pandemic and Relations with Israel

Rabbi Eric Yoffie, president emeritus of the Union for Reform Judaism, discusses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Jewish life and the relationships between liberal American Jews and the State of Israel. [Read more…]

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Rabbi Stanley Davids, co-editor of “Deepening the Dialogue” between North American and Israeli Jews

The guest on this week’s Seekers of Meaning Podcast is Rabbi Stanley Davids, co-editor (with Rabbi John L. Rosove) of Deepening the Dialogue: Jewish-Americans and Israelis Envisioning the Jewish-Democratic State. [Read more…]

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Tanya Yarkoni, founder of Rezilient.co, discusses her online resource for caregivers, on the Seekers of Meaning Podcast

This week on the Seekers of Meaning Podcast, Tanya Yarkoni discusses her soon-to-launch online resource for caregivers for seniors, rezilient.co, a science-based coaching app that will provide tools and information for caregivers and families dealing [Read more…]

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SOM Pod: Avidor and Irit Rabinovich, founders of “Happy Seniors” Website in Israel

The guests on this episode of the Seekers of Meaning Podcast, Avidor and Irit Rabinovich, are the founders of the Happy Seniors website in Israel, which provides resources on topics related to the “third age,” information necessary to assist with problems and dilemmas related to aging, a forum for opinions questions and answers. [Read more…]

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SOM Pod: Merle Steinberg, “Merle’s Travel Biz”

On this week’s episode of the Seekers of Meaning Podcast, Merle Steinberg, a former Jewish educator, discusses her travel business, “Merle’s Travel Biz,” and her expertise in organizing tours of Israel. [Read more…]

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The State of Nursing Homes in Israel

Irit and Avidor Rabinovich, the founders of Happy Seniors, a resource website for Israeli seniors and their families, will be guests on the Seekers of Meaning Podcast September 13. This guest blog post, written by Irit, is reposted from the Happy Seniors blog. [Read more…]

Rabbi Phil Cohen left, and Rabbi Jeffrey Salkin discuss the new nation-state law in Israel on this week's Seekers of Meaning Podcast
Seekers of Meaning-JSA Podcast

SOM Podcast: The New Israeli Nation/State Law, a discussion with Rabbis Phil Cohen and Jeffrey Salkin

In this episode of the Seekers of Meaning Podcast, Rabbi Address continues a discussion of the new Israeli “nation/state” law, this time with Reform Rabbis Phil Cohen and Jeffrey Salkin. About the Guests Rabbi Phil Cohen, [Read more…]