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For an Empty Nest

For Retirement

For Milestone Birthdays/Becoming an Elder

For Moving to a New Home:

"Holy One, as we enter the home of our beloved (mother/father) at this moment of transition in his/her life or (in the case of a death,) who has left us to be closer to you, please guide our actions to be in accordance with Jewish tradition as well as in accordance with his/her wishes. Help us to move through his/her home, which so enriched our lives, in a manner that is a tribute to his/her teachings and his/her values. May we perform this poignant duty with reverence and with dignity. May we do so with generosity to others in the family, acknowledging their desire for some of these mementos, and with generosity to others in the community who might benefit from these possessions. Ken yihi ratson—May this be Your will." (adapted from version created by Rabbi Jack Reimer).

For Caregivers

For Illness

For Dementia/Alzheimer's

For Mourning

 

 

Upcoming Events

Save the Dates for Our 2017 Wisdom Circles:

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 
Wednesday, June 8, 2017


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In the News

Next Avenue: Rabbi Laura Geller Talks About Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills’ Role In Inventing Rituals Related To Retirement

ReformJudaism.org: Be a Place Where God Is — Davar Acher by Rabbi Laura Geller

Jewish Journal: Rabbi Laura Geller’s Comforting Word’s Echoed Through Irina Bragin’s Mind, “She Wants to Die with Her Boots On,” As She Sat By Esther Lowy’s Side

Jewish Journal Rabbi Laura Geller Featured In “The 613,” One of the Must-Have Books For Book Lovers This Hanukkah

Rabbi Laura Geller Speaks About How Temple Emanuel Will Remember & Honor First Woman Rabbi, Regina Jonas This October

Jewish Journal: Young Girl Reconnects with Judaism at Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

Jewish Journal: Rabbi Laura Geller’s Memorable Yom Kippur Kol Nidre 2015/5776 Sermon Return, Reboot, Reload

The Girl with Purple Hair: Temple Emanuel Congregant Shares Her Moving High Holy Day Experience: Reboot, Restart, Reconnect, Rediscover

Santa Monica Mirror: From Strength to Strength, Rabbi Laura Geller Talks New Beginnings and Second Chances As the New Year Approaches  

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills Receives Cutting Edge Grant for “The Synagogue Village” From the The Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles

340 American Rabbis Who Support the Iran Nuclear Deal

Cedars-Sinai Partners with Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills to Help People Better Plan for Their Futures

Rabbi Laura Geller of Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills Gets Creative In Helping Members Understand New Life Stages

Rabbi Laura Geller of Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills Provides A Promising Approach to Post-Midlife Passage

Temple Emanuel Hosts Straight Talk About End-of-Life Decisions

Rabbi Laura Geller Attends Retirement Luncheon Honoring Richard Siegel, Director of the Zelikow School of Jewish Nonprofit Management

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Relevant Links

Encore.org
Building a movement to tap the skills and experience of those in midlife and beyond to improve communities and the world

Boomeranggiving.org
Learn how to give back and boomerang your discounts

UCLA Longevity Center
Enhancing and extending productive and healthy life through preeminent research, education and community outreach