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Community members gathered on Saturday, June 18 at the Horwitz-Wasserman Holocaust Memorial Plaza on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia for a Pride Havdalah program to learn about and commemorate the persecution of LGBTQ+ individuals in the Holocaust. [Read more…]

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Heshie Zinman, chair of the LGBT Elder Initiative in Philadelphia, guest on Jewish Sacred Aging Podcast

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Rabbis Yosaif (left) and Tsurah August are the guests on the January 31, 2017 Boomer Generation Radio show.
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Guests on the June 21, 2016 Boomer Generation Radio show are documentary filmmaker Martin Zied, left, and yoga instructor Alaine Portner.
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Dr. Robert Schreiber, left, and Dr. Don Friedman, right, are guests on the March 31, 2015 BGR program.
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BGR 3/31/15: Dr. Don Friedman on Spirituality in Medical Care and Dr. Robert Schreiber of Hebrew Senior Life Center

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Dick Goldberg, director of Coming of Age, discusses events for over-50 adults, on Boomer Generation Radio podcast

Coming of Age is a Philadelphia-based national initiative that was created in 2002 to help people age 50+ explore their futures, promote 50+ connection and contribution, and build stronger non-profits and communities. We currently have initiatives in Philadelphia, Delaware,San Francisco [Read more…]

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