Health and Wellness Programs

Rabbi Address provides video lecture and interview on Aging and Mental Health issues for Florida synagogue

Rabbi Address produced a video lecture and interview on aging and mental health in a Jewish context, to replace a lecture he was forced to cancel last month when he suddenly needed to officiate at [Read more…]

Reflections on Aging

How We Can Embrace Those Struggling with Severe Depression

Editor’s Note: This article by Rabbi Mencher is reproduced with permission, and first appeared in the blog. You can listen to Rabbi Address’ podcast interview with Rabbi Mencher here. May is Mental Health Awareness [Read more…]

Talmud Torah

Rabbi Address Presents Webinar on Synagogues and Mental Health for Older Adults

Rabbi Address led a webinar for the Union for Reform Judaism last week on “Judaism, Older Adults, Mental Health and Your Congregation,” for the URJ-Ruderman Mental Health Learning Opportunity series. You can watch the 45-minute [Read more…]

Organization Programs for Boomers

Judaism, Older Adults, Mental Health and Your Congregation – URJ Webinar April 18 2pm

Is your congregation looking for ways to discuss mental health? Are you actively looking for ways to support older adults with depression and other mental illnesses in your community? Rabbi Address will be leading a [Read more…]

Rabbi Address’ article on mental health and aging featured on

Rabbi Address comments on mental health and aging in the thought piece, “Mental Health and Aging: Does Anyone Care?” on the website. Rabbi Address will be a regular contributor to the FamilyAffaires site. You [Read more…]

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D'vrei Torah

To Your Health!

One of the most interesting developments in recent years has been the growing interest, on the part of baby boomers, in issues of health and wellness. Maybe it is part of our own understanding of [Read more…]

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Resource Articles

Changing Times: Mental Health Awareness in the Jewish Community

Editor’s Note: This article by Rabbi Address was originally published on, the website of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. A highlight of a recent conference on Judaism and mental health featured several members [Read more…]