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Retirement

Many of us identify strongly with our work, making retirement a major life passage. We are not sure who we will be without our work to define us. We wonder how our time will pass when it follows a different rhythm. When we connect the transition to retirement with enduring Jewish themes and symbols, we find grounding for this new stage of life.  

Saying Goodbye in the Jewish Tradition

By Kami Knapp
Is a ritual for saying goodbye to a sacred text appropriate for saying goodbye to people? Jewish tradition and the Hebrew language have many ways for saying goodbye: Shalom Shalom Aleykhem L’...  more
Blog Post | May 30, 2017

Goodbye Ritual

By Kami Knapp
A ritual for saying goodbye to a sacred text or person   more
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A Time for Time

By Andrea Moselle
When you have the potential for endless leisure, how do you create a satisfying balance of work and leisure?  In today’s world of downsizings and reorganizations, where retirement is often...  more
Blog Post | April 22, 2013