A Heart of Wisdom: Making the Jewish Journey from Midlife through the Elder Years

(Susan Berrin). Jewish Lights Publishing, 2013.


This collection of essays offers Jewish perspectives on aging, ranging from intergenerational relationships to midlife passages.


insight from Hebrew texts, personal seder to celebrate aging, rite for entering a nursing home, appendices

Recommended Audience

Jewish clergy and lay leader


Purchase as a book or e-book

Practical Applications

  • Perform a rite for entering a nursing home by referring to the section on ceremonies.
  • Offer peace and comfort for aging generations by sharing insights from essays.

About the Contributor

Marie Fleming

Marie Fleming was a contract resource consultant for the Center for Congregations. Her consulting practice includes congregation-based Permaculture Design and equipping congregations for creation care.

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