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: We’re pleased to announce that Sandy Taradash’s contributions to this site have a new, regular location under “Baby Boomer [Read more...]
So I don’t want size to be an issue here, but it’s hard not to notice the extra lbs. your high school friends have added to their list of “What have you been doing for [Read more...]
I love the question “What is it like to be the parent of a special needs young adult?” Hmm? I remember the question “What is it like to be the parent of [Read more...]
Several things happened to me concurrently. First, I was about to retire from a wonderful 32 Year career as Director of Religious Education from Am Shalom, a great [Read more...]
A High Holiday Message… Sounds like a joke right out of Joan Rivers’ joke box. She always wanted us to laugh in spite of what we were dealing with, to show us we were not [Read more...]
I have a friend to whom I have been close for the past three/four years. We enjoy a regular lunch date because between bites, we consistently have much to share. We are [Read more...]
This story is hard for me to write. Nevertheless, it is in my head, keeping me up at night, it is a subject that needs to be confronted and I have been chosen. Many years [Read more...]
There is a little enclave of quaint early 20th century houses and buildings that improbably sits above the coastal road in the hills between Caesarea and Haifa. Once an Arab [Read more...]
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. [Read more...]
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 [Read more...]