BoomRS

BoomRS are those who are Boomer Generation and those on the cusp, not so much an age as a mindset, getting together to take advantage of Center City life, events and activities, as well as social, spiritual and educational opportunities at RS. Singles and couples welcome.

Chair: Linda Karp Rudow ([email protected])

BoomRS In Transition
Read Fran Martin's article on the RJ Blog
Fran Martin's article was  published in a new URJ resource Moving to the Leading Edge: A URJ REsource and Discussion Guide to Move YOur Congregation Forward.  Mazel tov, Fran! This is great.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 6:00pm

Join us as we explore the background of our prayers and how they can provide a pathway to our sacred aging.
Rabbi Address* will lead these conversations and Rabbi Jill Maderer will facilitate the final session to help us process our learning together.
Topic: Kabbalat Shabbat: Candles, Wine and Challah
What is the purpose and value and place of religious ritual? What does it  mean to bless and "be" blessed?
Can our Shabbat be "fixed", or fluid?

*Rabbi Richard F Address, D.Min is founder and director of Jewish Sacred Aging, LLC, the web site www.jewishsacredaging.com and host of the Jewish Sacred Aging series of pod casts. He served as Pennsylvania Council regional director for Union for Reform Judaism as well as the founder of the URJ's Department of Jewish Family Concerns.

All welcome. Sponsored by BoomRS
Chairs: Jonathan Broder ([email protected]), Linda Karp Rudow ([email protected]), and Heshie Zinman ([email protected])

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 6:00pm

Join us as we explore the background of our prayers and how they can provide a pathway to our sacred aging.
Rabbi Address* will lead these conversations and Rabbi Jill Maderer will facilitate the final session to help us process our learning together.
Topic: Ma'ariv Aruvim and Ahavat Olom:
God the Creator? To whom or what are we praying? How do I define this idea of God as I age?
A look at how Judaism encourages us to evolve our own theology

*Rabbi Richard F Address, D.Min is founder and director of Jewish Sacred Aging, LLC, the web site www.jewishsacredaging.com and host of the Jewish Sacred Aging series of pod casts. He served as Pennsylvania Council regional director for Union for Reform Judaism as well as the founder of the URJ's Department of Jewish Family Concerns.

All welcome. Sponsored by BoomRS
Chairs: Jonathan Broder ([email protected]), Linda Karp Rudow ([email protected]), and Heshie Zinman ([email protected])

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 6:00pm

Join us as we explore the background of our prayers and how they can provide a pathway to our sacred aging.
Rabbi Address* will lead these conversations and Rabbi Jill Maderer will facilitate the final session to help us process our learning together.
Topic: Sh'ma/V'ahavta
Judaism as a "holistic" model for life. The inter-connection of mind, body and soul. How this
impacts a Jewish view of health and wellness as we age.

*Rabbi Richard F Address, D.Min is founder and director of Jewish Sacred Aging, LLC, the web site www.jewishsacredaging.com and host of the Jewish Sacred Aging series of pod casts. He served as Pennsylvania Council regional director for Union for Reform Judaism as well as the founder of the URJ's Department of Jewish Family Concerns.

All welcome. Sponsored by BoomRS
Chairs: Jonathan Broder ([email protected]), Linda Karp Rudow ([email protected]), and Heshie Zinman ([email protected])

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 6:00pm

Join us as we explore the background of our prayers and how they can provide a pathway to our sacred aging.
Rabbi Address* will lead these conversations and Rabbi Jill Maderer will facilitate the final session to help us process our learning together.
Topic: Hashkeveinu
The fragility of life. The concept and importance of gratitude as we age. How do we deal with the "necessary losses" that longevity brings to us? What about our own choices?

*Rabbi Richard F Address, D.Min is founder and director of Jewish Sacred Aging, LLC, the web site www.jewishsacredaging.com and host of the Jewish Sacred Aging series of pod casts. He served as Pennsylvania Council regional director for Union for Reform Judaism as well as the founder of the URJ's Department of Jewish Family Concerns.

All welcome. Sponsored by BoomRS
Chairs: Jonathan Broder ([email protected]), Linda Karp Rudow ([email protected]), and Heshie Zinman ([email protected])

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 6:00pm

Join us as we explore the background of our prayers and how they can provide a pathway to our sacred aging.
Rabbi Address* will lead these conversations and Rabbi Jill Maderer will facilitate the final session to help us process our learning together.
Topic: Kaddish
The power of memory and the impact of legacy. Our own search for meaning and the transition in life from the material to the spiritual.

*Rabbi Richard F Address, D.Min is founder and director of Jewish Sacred Aging, LLC, the web site www.jewishsacredaging.com and host of the Jewish Sacred Aging series of pod casts. He served as Pennsylvania Council regional director for Union for Reform Judaism as well as the founder of the URJ's Department of Jewish Family Concerns.

All welcome. Sponsored by BoomRS
Chairs: Jonathan Broder ([email protected]), Linda Karp Rudow ([email protected]), and Heshie Zinman ([email protected])

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 6:00pm

Join us as we explore the background of our prayers and how they can provide a pathway to our sacred aging.
Rabbi Address* will lead these conversations and Rabbi Jill Maderer will facilitate the final session to help us process our learning together.
Topic: Wrap up with Rabbi Maderer

*Rabbi Richard F Address, D.Min is founder and director of Jewish Sacred Aging, LLC, the web site www.jewishsacredaging.com and host of the Jewish Sacred Aging series of pod casts. He served as Pennsylvania Council regional director for Union for Reform Judaism as well as the founder of the URJ's Department of Jewish Family Concerns.

All welcome. Sponsored by BoomRS
Chairs: Jonathan Broder ([email protected]), Linda Karp Rudow ([email protected]), and Heshie Zinman ([email protected])