Sounds of Learning: In a Beit Midrash and Senior Facility

By Suzanne Offit

Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute, November 2010

The author contrasts the magnificent cacophony of the beit midrash (house of study) with the silence she encounters as rabbi and chaplain at a senior facility. Silence, like sound, can have great power, she explains.

Topic: Language, Culture, Institutional Care, Rabbinic Counseling, Pastoral Care, Aging, Elderly

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.41/No.674

Page Number(s): 9

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Genre: Brief

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Offit, Suzanne. Sounds of Learning: In a Beit Midrash and Senior Facility. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute. November 2010: 9. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=7598


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