Articles by Rabbi Jonathan Kendall

The Eulogy

November 18, 2013 // 0 Comments

A long, long time ago, just on the edge of where memory meets embellishment, I was an Associate Rabbi in Hollywood – not Hollywood, FL, heaven forefend – but the real [Read more...]

To Hospice or Not to Hospice?

September 30, 2013 // 1 Comment

I want to begin this essay with an acknowledgment: I believe hospice performs extraordinary work in life’s final stage. I know that hospice care varies from place to place, [Read more...]

A Good Sense of Humor: Priceless

July 13, 2013 // 0 Comments

I have always felt that laughter – not to be trite – IS the best medicine. Knowing plenty of people who have no senses of humor – as is my lot – I find to be a [Read more...]

The World Shrinks

April 29, 2013 // 0 Comments

There are certain “set pieces,” or repetitive scripts that become a part of every Rabbi’s life. This comes under the heading of REALLY telling tales out of school. Each [Read more...]
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