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Jewish Sacred Aging podcasts are podcast programs featuring news and interviews on the subject of Jewish sacred aging.

    Shelley Craig, Program Director, Faith & Grief, Discusses Support After Death of a Loved One

    Shelley Craig, Program Director, Faith & Grief, Discusses Support After Death of a Loved One

    On this week's Seekers of Meaning TV Show and Podcast, Shelley Craig, program director of Faith & Grief, discusses the organization's mission to provide opportunities for comfort and hope to those who have experienced the death of a loved one.

     



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    Shelley Craig as the saying goes, “got to Texas as fast as she could” after growing up on the East Coast. She believes ministering to those who are grieving and suffering is a vital part of loving others. She is honored to join the Faith and Grief Ministries team and to work to fulfill its mission. She served in various church volunteer leadership positions which led her to work in ministry. She has a passion for serving others and has experience in non-profit consulting, digital marketing and corporate training. She has a degree in Communications from the University of Southern Mississippi and a master’s degree in eLearning from Texas A&M-Commerce.

    • 39 min
    THREAD uses art-centered and therapeutic workshops to help victims of trauma, says founder Lane Gardner

    THREAD uses art-centered and therapeutic workshops to help victims of trauma, says founder Lane Gardner

    THREAD founder Lane Gardner chats about the organization's arts-centered therapeutic workshops for trauma survivors on the April 9, 2021 Seekers of Meaning TV Show and Podcast



    On this week's Seekers of Meaning TV Show and Podcast, Rabbi Richard Address chats with Lane Gardner, president and co-founder of Thread (threadconnects.org). THREAD strives to address and alleviate the unrelenting presence of trauma in our world. Through Thread's arts centered and therapeutic workshops, the organization fosters connection and healing within people and communities by transforming individual and collective trauma into original works of art.



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    In founding T H R E A D, Lane combines her life-long belief in the healing power of creative expression with over 25 years of experience as both a performer and arts educator.

    A graduate of Cincinnati Conservatory of Music (CCM), Lane’s performance credits include leading roles at Lyric Opera Cleveland, Seaside Music Theater and the West End Theater in NYC. In 2015,

    • 33 min
    Chai Mitzvah builds engaging Jewish education for adults and teens

    Chai Mitzvah builds engaging Jewish education for adults and teens

    Rabbi Richard Address with TV show guests Nina Woldin, center, managing director; and Audrey Licther, founding executive director, both of Chai Mitzvah (ChaiMitzvah.org), an educational program aimed at building ommunity through small group engagement with adults and teens, both in person and virtually.



    On this week's Seekers of Meaning TV Show and Podcast, Audrey Lichter and Nina Woldin from Chai Mitzvah discuss the program's efforts to build engagement among Jewish adults and teens over Jewish Education.

     



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    Audrey Lichter is the founding Executive Director of Chai Mitzvah, a national Jewish engagement program launched in 2009. As of 2021 Chai Mitzvah has engaged over 8,000 individuals throughout North America, both adults and teens,  and over 1,500 people in Israel.  She has been a professional Jewish educator for more than 30 years. For 16 years, Audrey was the founding principal of Yachad, the award-winning community High School of Greater Hartford, which had over 300 students from across the spectrum of the Jewish community. As a lay leader, Audrey was on the founding board and President of the Hebrew High School of New England ( now NEJA)  and she is the founder of the Jewish Day School Consortium of Southern New England. Audrey along with other lay leaders founded Ohavy Shalom, a pluralistic congregation. She is the recipient of numerous community awards including the Charter Oak Visionary Award and the Shuch Award from the Bess and Paul Sigel Hebrew Academy. She and her husband live on Block Island Rhode Island and  in Hartford CT. They have 3 grown children and 6 grandchildren.



















    As Managing Director of Chai Mitzvah, Nina Woldin works to build community through small group engagement with adults and teens, both in person and virtually. She has worked in Jewish education for more than 3 decades, creating student materials and programs for all ages, pre-K – adult. Her work has been published by Behrman House, Ktav, Kar Ben Publishing, Addison Wesley and Grolier. She wrote and designed gallery guides for the education department of the Jewish Museum in New York. Nina created one of the first online Jewish education resource centers, Yourpage.org, which became part of Jewish National Fund’s website in 2003. As a lay leader, Nina was on the board of  Solomon Schechter Day School of Essex and Union in West Orange, NJ (now Golda Och Academy). She and her husband live on a sailboat in the Hudson River. They have 3 grown children and 4 grandchildren.

    • 35 min
    Janice Steinberg discusses her novel, ‘The Tin Horse,’ on Seekers of Meaning TV Show and Podcast

    Janice Steinberg discusses her novel, ‘The Tin Horse,’ on Seekers of Meaning TV Show and Podcast

    On this week's Seekers of Meaning TV Show and Podcast, author Janice Steinberg discusses her book, The Tin Horse, a rich multigenerational story about the intense, often fraught bond sisters share and the dreams and sorrows that lay at the heart of the immigrant experience.



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    Janice Steinberg is the author of The Tin Horse (Random House, 2013). Set in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles in the 1920s and 30s, The Tin Horse has been praised as "a vibrant portrait of community" (Publishers Weekly) and "a novel rich in faith, betrayal, and secrecy that explores the numerous ways people are shaped and haunted by their past." (Library Journal)

    Steinberg is also the author of five mystery novels and an award-winning arts journalist with more than 400 articles in the San Diego Union-Tribune, Dance Magazine, Los Angeles Times, and elsewhere. She has taught writing at the University of California, San Diego extension and San Diego State University. A native of Milwaukee, she received a B.A. and M.A. from the University of California, Irvine.

    • 30 min
    Rabbi Ben David discusses a second Passover in quarantine

    Rabbi Ben David discusses a second Passover in quarantine

    On this week's Seekers of Meaning TV Show and Podcast, Rabbi Ben David, senior rabbi at Congregation Adath Emanu-El in Mt. Laurel, NJ, discusses ways to cope with observing a second Passover with social distancing and use of remote video technology because of the continuing pandemic.



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    Rabbi Benjamin David was born in Philadelphia, PA and raised in Cherry Hill, NJ. He is the son of Rabbi Jerome and Peggy David. He attended Cherry Hill High School East and Muhlenberg College, where he majored in English Literature. In 1999, he graduated Magna Cum Laude and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. In 2004, he was ordained by the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in New York City. While in rabbinic school, he served numerous congregations, including Kol Hanishama of Jerusalem, Temple Beth Am of Monessen, PA and Temple Shaaray Tefila of Manhattan. He also served as intern at the Jewish Guild for the Blind and the Makor Steinhardt Center. He received numerous awards in the field of Talmud and Hebrew Literature and was the cofounder of Davar Aher, a student review. From 2005-2012, he served as assistant and associate rabbi at Temple Sinai of Roslyn, working closely with youth and teens, overseeing the Hebrew High School program, officiating at lifecycle events, teaching broadly, and helping to further develop the congregation’s social action, community organizing, and interfaith programs.

    A competitive distant runner, he has completed sixteen marathons and twenty half marathons. He is a co-founder of the Running Rabbis, a social justice initiative that works with clergy worldwide to run and walk in the name of worthy causes.

    Rabbi David is also active in the Jewish Federation of South Jersey, especially within the Young Adult Division, the Jewish Community Relations Council, Jewish Family and Children’s Service, and is on the advisory board for The Voice.

    He is married to Lisa David, the Associate Director of Camp Harlam.  They also met at Camp Harlam, where they both spent time as campers, counselors, and supervisors. They have three children, Noa, Elijah, and Samuel.

    • 34 min
    Seekers of Meaning 3/5/2021: Author Richard Morgan discusses his book, “Light of Setting Suns”

    Seekers of Meaning 3/5/2021: Author Richard Morgan discusses his book, “Light of Setting Suns”

    On this week's Seekers of Meaning TV Show and Podcast, Richard Morgan discusses his new book, Light of Setting Suns: Reflections on Realities and Mysteries at Ninety Years of Life, stories of people age 90 and beyond who have remained vital and spiritually alive, including the author's own experiences.



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    Richard L. Morgan is a retired chaplain, pastor (PCUSA), and professor. He most recently served as a volunteer chaplain at Redstone Highlands, the senior living community where he resided near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He holds a bachelor of arts degree from Davidson College; a master of divinity, master of theology, and PhD from Union Theological Seminary; and a master of counseling from Wake Forest University, Richard was named the 1987 Man of the Year by the city of Lenoir, NC; awarded the 2013 Presbyterian Older Adult Ministry Award; and honored as the 2015 Volunteer of the Year at Redstone Highlands Senior Living Community.

    At age 60 Dr. Richard Morgan wrote No Wrinkles on the Soul as he faced the unknowns of aging and felt the need for a book to help himself and others navigate its challenges, especially the spiritual ones.

    Now 91, Morgan still faces many unknowns, and once again has written a book that describes how it feels to be old and encourages others in the same stage of life. "The years have taken a toll on my body," he writes, "but my mind and spirit are still young!"

     

    • 29 min

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