Author: Marcy Stryker

Marking Yom Kippur with the Recitation of the Yizkor Prayer

Beginning Tuesday night, we observe the Holy day of Yom Kippur. We observe this holiday by lighting a Yizkor memorial candle and reciting the Yizkor prayer. Yizkor, in Hebrew, means “Remember.” It is not only the first word of the prayer, but it also represents its overall theme. In this prayer, we implore G‑d to…
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Daughters of Sarah at forefront of Kosher sustainable, plant-based meals

Daughters of Sarah Community for Seniors was one of only 10 organizations nationwide to participate in a first-ever virtual culinary training focused on bringing more sustainable plant-based menu items to kosher meals and the Jewish community. Mark Koblenz, Chief Executive Officer at Daughters of Sarah Community for Seniors, said: “Collaborating with this organization has been an…
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Something to Get Excited About!

Rabbi Ami, the Chaplain at Daughters of Sarah Community for Seniors, has created a great guide to celebrating Purim. We’ll be celebrating Purim with shpiels and the reading of the Megillah at both the Nursing & Rehabilitation Center and the Massry Residence. JFS-Jewish-Journal-Purim-2022

True Love Never Grows Old

Some of our residents shared their love stories with us and showed us the adage it is accurate – true love never grows old. Meet: Susan and Jack; Mary Joan and Peter; Marianne and Fred; Karline and Steve; Joan and Peter; Connie and Frank; Carol and William; and Carol and Edward.

Celebrating 100 Years!

Yesterday we welcomed Olive to the Centenarian Club! It’s something not many achieve and we were very happy to celebrate with her.

20 Questions – the Family Version

As we gather around for family holidays, we’ve put together a list of questions to ask your elders to capture their stories. These conversation starters are great prompts at any age. While you can write the answers, consider videotaping them. This way you can share with the click of an email. Download 20 Questions Here…
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