Episode Guest: Rabbi Laura Geller, an innovator, social activist, author, the fourth woman ordained as a rabbi in the US, and Rabbi Emerita at Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills, CA
We are living and experiencing a convergence of changes that influence attitudes, opportunities, and experiences that place aging front and center in our society. Please join us for a lively discussion on the roles of longevity, technology, the pandemic, employment, community, and more - and how they are affecting us personally and professionally.
In this episode, you'll discover:
About Laura Geller:
Rabbi Laura Geller, Rabbi Emerita of Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills, twice named one of Newsweek's 50 Most Influential Rabbis in America, was named by PBS Next Avenue as one of the fifty 2017 Influencers in Aging.
Prior to becoming one of the first women to be selected through a national search to lead a major metropolitan synagogue, Rabbi Geller served as the Director of Hillel of the University of Southern California for 14 years and as the Pacific Southwest Region's Executive Director of the American Jewish Congress for four years. She was featured in the PBS documentary Jewish Americans. Author of numerous articles in books and journals, including Getting Good at Getting Older, she was on the editorial board of The Torah: A Women's Commentary. She serves as a Fellow of the Corporation of Brown University, from where she graduated in 1971. In addition, she serves on the boards of Encore.org and the Jewish Women's Archives. Ordained by Hebrew Union College in 1976, she is the third woman in the Reform Movement to become a rabbi.
She loves being step-parent to Andy Siegel and Ruth Siegel, parent to Joshua (Janelle) Goldstein and Elana Goldstein (Zach Rausnitz), and grandparent to Avery and Levi Goldstein.
Get in touch with Laura Geller:
Laura's website: https://rabbilaurageller.com/
Purchase Laura's book, Getting Good at Getting Older, at https://revolutionizeretirement.com/gettinggood
Grab our free guide, 10 Key Issues to Consider as You Explore Your Retirement Transition, at https://10keyretirementissues.com/