“The joy was more palpable than any other prayer service I have ever experienced…PROFOUND. Thank you.”

— Lay Retreat participant Winter 2012

Wise Aging Programs


North Shore Congregation Israel
Address: 1180 Sheridan Road, Glencoe, Illinois 60022 United States
Contact Info: Bev Shurman Lavitt, LCSW, bevshurmanlavitt@gmail.com, 224-306-2248
Meeting Time: Wednesday mornings, from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Next group begins Fall 2019; contact Bev for information about how to join.


Independent/Moving Mentor, Inc.
Address: 123 Maplewood Circle Amherst MA 01002 United States
Contact Info: Barbara (Batya) Perman, batya1818@gmail.com
Meeting Time: Thursday 7:15-9:15 p.m. 8 weeks.

Address: 38 Ballard Street Newton MA 2459 United States
Contact Info: Dr. Sherry Israel, israel@brandeis.edu
Meeting Time: Sunday, other days possible according to members’ needs Fall and Spring months Six sessions, biweekly.

New York

JCC Manhattan
Address: 334 Amsterdam Ave. New York NY 10023 United States
Contact Info: Judy Margolis, Susie Kessler, Marvin Israelow skessler@jccmanhattan.org
Meeting Time: Tuesday 10-noon and 6:30-8:30pm Weekly, 6 sessions, starts again every few months.
Website URLjccmanhattan.org

Huntington Jewish Center
Address: 510 Park Avenue Huntington NY 11743 United States
Contact Info: Elaine Kleinmann, Elaine.Kleinmann@gmail.com
Meeting Time: Tuesday 7:30-9:00pm weekly.
Website URL: HJCNY.org

Nishmat HaLev: Westchester Jewish Spirituality Center
Address: White Plains NY 10606
Contact Info: Rabbi Eva Sax-Bolder evasaxbolder@gmail.com ; 914-288-0556
Meeting Time: New groups currently forming
Website URLbayityoga.com