D’vrei Torah

A monthly commentary relating Torah to learning about Jewish sacred aging.

Who is your Person?

December 31, 2013 // 2 Comments

The URJ Biennial was an amazing conclave, several days of camaraderie and learning. It was powerful time reminding us that we are more than just ourselves; we belong to [Read more...]

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...]

Lech L’cha – But not alone

October 29, 2013 // 0 Comments

I had the privilege of officiating at the funeral and first evening Shiva Minyan of a lovely man.  It came time to share a D’var Torah during the Minyan and I spoke to [Read more...]

Pursuing Happiness

October 24, 2013 // 0 Comments

Editor’s Note: Jewish Sacred Aging welcomes a new contributor, Rabbi Lynnda Targan. You can learn more about her at her website. Rabbi Lynnda Targan The Declaration of [Read more...]

Transitions and Meaning

October 3, 2013 // 1 Comment

I recently was honored to do a workshop for a synagogue in Chicago (Sukkat Shalom). They were developing a program focusing on baby boomers and aging. In a break-out session [Read more...]
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