judaism

Agnes Herman Guest Post: Judaism, A Choice?

August 1, 2014 // 5 Comments

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 [...]

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 [...]

Release and Relief

July 2, 2012 // 0 Comments

Rabbi Jonathan P. Kendall I attended the funeral last month for a woman my age. This, alone, has a way of bringing one’s own mortality into sharp focus. Still, [...]

Unbreakable Bonds

May 28, 2012 // 0 Comments

Rabbi Jonathan P. Kendall, Rabbi Emeritus, Temple Beit HaYam Several years ago I was asked to perform the wedding ceremony for an old friend’s daughter in Los Angeles. I [...]

The Lord giveth…

May 3, 2012 // 0 Comments

Who among us is not familiar with the faith-filled words of Job who, in the midst of crushing despair and loss, utters the famous line, “The Lord giveth, the Lord taketh [...]

Our time to learn again!

May 2, 2012 // 0 Comments

There is a tradition with Judaism that the time between Pesach and Shavuot is spent studying the collection of sayings called Pirke Avot (Sayings of the Fathers). Rabbi [...]

To Your Health!

September 29, 2010 // 0 Comments

One of the most interesting developments in recent years has been the growing interest, on the part of baby boomers, in issues of health and wellness. Maybe it is part of our [...]