Lag B Omer Interfaith Understanding

Lag B Omer Interfaith Understanding

Lag B Omer Interfaith Understanding The festival of Pesach is behind us. We’ve wiped the wine stains from the Haggadot booklets or, if we used special dishes, they are now put away. Finally the bread and cookies are back in the pantry and with a smile  of satisfaction...
Shavuot

Shavuot

Shavuot in the New Millennium or “Who Wrote the Book of Love?”   As we celebrate Shavuot this year, take time to Read the Book of Ruth. It is the traditional reading for this festival. The Book of Ruth takes us back to the beauty and mystery of love. Love that...
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...