When a Loved One Dies by Suicide

When a Loved One Dies by Suicide

Aging Jewishly – What Our Traditions Tell Us about Growing Old As her cell phone slid from her grasp, it occurred to Dorothy that she was in shock. The room was spinning, so much so that Dorothy grabbed the back of her kitchen chair and stumbled forward in an awkward...
Should I tell them I’m sick?

Should I tell them I’m sick?

Aging Jewishly – What Our Traditions Teach Us about Growing Old It has been three weeks since Dan got the news and his head is still spinning. “I know I’m getting on in years,” says the 78 year old retired biology teacher and part time musician, “but I never expected...
Reclaiming Shabbat

Reclaiming Shabbat

Reclaiming Shabbat Rabbi Barbara Aiello For Harvey it was the sweet smell of the challah.  “I’d come in the door and, Oh, that smell! When I think of Shabbat it’s my mother’s challah that always comes to mind.” “It might sound silly but it was the newspaper on the...