As a 21-year-old heading off to social work school, I watched my Bubby Jenny die within six months of being put into a nursing home following a stroke. My mother and uncle, her brother, felt helpless and were shattered by both the experience and by their mother’s bitterness toward them at sending her away. There was no care support at home for my grandmother or my family.
Hikind was perhaps best known nationally for attending a Purim party in blackface, for which he later apologized.
One of the first Jewish women to graduate Harvard Medical School, Dr. Nanette Wenger worked tirelessly to end segregation in Atlanta hospitals.
The Engage Jewish Service Corps connects older adults with volunteer and community service opportunities in their local communities.
When Ari Goldman took up the cello in earnest for his 60th birthday party, he learnt that being a late starter meant giving up perfection. It also has a lot in common with Judaism.
Despite leaving Harvard after a 50-year teaching career, Alan Dershowitz says he isn’t slowing down.
Newly retired journalist Dotty Brown reflects on the old tradition of crowning the mother when her last child is married.
President Obama lauded retiring Anti-Defamation League leader Abraham Foxman as a “tireless voice against anti-Semitism.
Democratic U.S. Representative Henry Waxman of California, a leading liberal who helped craft President Barack Obama’s landmark healthcare overhaul, said on Thursday he will retire from Congress at the end of this year.
Police have recovered DNA evidence from two women in the heartbreaking double-murder of a Jewish retiree couple.