Rabbi Dayle A. Friedman is a spiritual guide, social innovator, chaplain, and
scholar. Her most recent book is Jewish Wisdom for Growing Older: Finding Your Grit and Grace Beyond Midlife. Through Growing Older (www.growingolder.net), her Philadelphia-based, national practice, Rabbi Dayle offers spiritual direction for the journey beyond midlife, spiritual care for families facing frailty and dementia, and consultation on medical treatment decisions amid life-limiting illness.
Friday, October 27 at 7:30 pm
D’var Torah at Shabbat Evening Service: Coming of Age Beyond Midlife: Abraham and Sarah Begin Again
Why does the central hero of Genesis begin his mission at 75 years of age? We learn from Abraham and Sarah about beginning again and finding new purpose beyond midlife.
Saturday, October 28 at 4:00 pm
Havdalah/Multigenerational Learning. Soul Collage: Coming of Age and Discovering Who We Are
We will share fun, discovery, and creativity as we each make a personal collage, and explore what it tells us—and each other—about our unique spirits.
Sunday, October 29 at 10:30 am
L’dor Va-Dor: Coming of Age in the Modern [Multi-generational] Family
We will explore the impact of extended longevity on our three-or four-generation modern mishpachas (families). What challenges does aging bring to our relationships? How can we grow deeper and wiser as we all grow older?
Co-sponsored by the Beverly and Sidney S. Fine Charitable Fund, CJE Senior Life, Jewish Children and Family Services, Jewish Healing Network of Chicago, Lakeside Congregation, and Better Together grant.