Aging in Jewish Texts 1: The Stages, Opportunities and Challenges of Growing Older

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Event:

Limmud Conference 2009

Speaker:

Daniel Goldfarb

Description

Not only is the world getting older, but so are the people living in it. The increase in the number of people reaching 'the third age' raises opportunities and challenges, for these individuals, their families and society. We'll see the approaches of Jewish sources towards aging - idyllic and realistic, the advantages and disadvantages. Sources provided in Hebrew and English; no background necessary.

Tracks

Family, Social issues and Torah

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