The longevity revolution raises new and exciting challenges for us. There are new and interesting ideas evolving on how we can negotiate the passage
into life’s “third stage”.
In these posts we hope to present some of these new ideas and approaches to our own aging. They represent the thoughts of the writers and we hope that you find these “Thought Pieces” stimulating and personally meaningful.
Editor’s Note: Agnes Herman is a retired social worker in California. Her late husband, Rabbi Erwin Herman, was director of regions for the Union for Reform Judaism. [...]
My favorite novels, as my son always points out to me, are the same story: Jewish family in Eastern Europe, persecuted by the Bolsheviks, they flee schlepping their down [...]
Rabbi Address led a Union for Reform Judaism webinar May 19, “Engaging Boomers in our Congregations.” You can listen to the webinar recording or download it here. [...]
Editor’s Note: Rabbi Address is a regular contributor of content to FamilyAffaires.com. This is a blog post he wrote for the site. I am a fan of Star Trek. The [...]
A Pesach anecdote: when I became the Senior Rabbi at a large Miami congregation, among my many meetings with the Founding Rabbi Emeritus, the issue of the community Seder [...]
A commentary by Rabbi Address, “Conversations On The Final Chapter: The Holiness Of Caregiving ,” appears in the New York Jewish Week newspaper and on its [...]
Why is it that weeks before Pesach I unconsciously start planning when and how I will start Spring Cleaning my house? It’s because I see my deceased Bubbe floating over me [...]
Rabbi Address is quoted in the March 20, 2014 article, “In Sickness and In Health,” in the Baltimore Jewish Times, about the challenges that spouses face when [...]
I retired from the rabbinate almost three years ago. (A terrible confession: I don’t attend worship services all that much.) I am a dinosaur, a Jurassic Rabbi, and the [...]
The Whole Megillah… Learning from Purim and Mindfulness Have you ever been in a situation where you were afraid to reveal who you really were? Have you ever felt as if you [...]