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Every single baby boomer in the United States is at least 50 years of age. The Census Bureau tells us that every day some 10,000 people are turning 65.

Rabbi Richard F. Address
Promotional still from 13 Reasons Why of a scared teenage girl standing in front of high school lockers

The Torah is filled with horrible stories. Though we paint Noah’s pretty ark on nursery walls with animals two by two, the real story is that of a flood that kills all life on earth.

Dr. Betsy Stone and Michelle Shapiro Abraham
Photo of an elderly and smiling Agi Rado with short grey hair and wearing a pink patterned blouse

I met Agi Rado many years ago when I was a philosophy major at Loyola University Maryland and she was on staff in the music department.

Haydee M. Rodriguez, J.D.
Womans feet barefoot on jagged rocks

On day three (or was it four? Trazadone made evenings blurry), I realized that this wasn’t working: I was barely out of my mid-20s and found myself inpatient in a psychiatric hospital three times.

Sharon Rosenblatt
Plank of salmon garnished with peppercorns lemon slices and herbs

I love serving light foods that are naturally kosher for Passover.

Megan Wolf (JTA)
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Israeli filmmaker Nitzan Gilady’s feature film, Wedding Doll (Hatuna MeNiyar) tells the story of Hagit, a young woman with a mild int

Daphne Macy
Handwritten sign reading DISABILITY RIGHTS ARE CIVIL RIGHTS

Discussions about health care are consuming Washington, D.C.

Nathan Bennett
man on end of dock with sunset and moon

On July 14, 2014, my husband David and I sat down with our children to disseminate and discuss our health care advanced directives.

Rabbi Bonnie Koppell
Smiling woman leans over two employees at laptop as if to help them with their work

As the story in the Torah goes, before the sacrifice of his son Isaac, we hear Abraham tell God “Hineini,” translated as “Here I am.” We hear it again when Jacob reaches out to his father

Dana Marlowe
Closeup of a mans hand with his index finger running across a Braille page

Louis Braille was born in Coupvray, France, in 1809. When he was 3 years old, he accidentally poked himself in the eye with his dad's awl and became blind.

Arielle Silverman

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