Judaism

Jefferson Exchange | November 25, 2014 | 9:00
10:10 am
Tue November 25, 2014

End Of Life Care: "Bringing Bubbe Home"

Credit White Cloud Press

When we allow ourselves to think about death, we often choose to think about relatively happy circumstances: dying at a ripe old age, at home, in bed, surrounded by family. 

In real life, it's seldom that way.  80 percent of Americans die in hospitals or nursing homes. 

Debra Zaslow did not want that fate for her grandmother, her bubbe. 

So she brought the 103-year-old woman home, to live out her final days there.  The poignant story is told in Zaslow's book Bringing Bubbe Home. 

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Jefferson Exchange | December 6, 2013
10:56 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Jesus, A Rabbi For The First Century

Credit Paraclete Press

Christians claim Jesus as their savior, but it's helpful to remember that Jesus was himself a Jew. 

Ashland rabbi David Zaslow provides a reminder in  his book  Jesus: First-Century Rabbi.

Zaslow says his book is meant to help both Christians and Jews gain greater understanding of the origins of their respective faiths.

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