"So often we are focused on how we comfort but the tradition has a lot to teach us about how... not to comfort. It is time to get comfortable with the discomfort of the suffering of our loved ones as well as our own. It is time to start talking about everything we so carefully avoid. Join us with this fascinating exploration of the self and the loved ones.
Rabbi Sherre Hirsch is an author and spiritual life consultant. After eight years in the pulpit, Rabbi Hirsch left Sinai Temple, Los Angeles’s largest and oldest conservative temple, in 2006. Since then, she has published We Plan, God Laughs: What to Do When Life Hits You Over the Head, and in August 2015 published Thresholds: How to Thrive Through Life’s Transitions to Live Fearlessly and Regret-Free. In addition to writing, Rabbi Hirsch has appeared on a variety of national media outlets from The Today Show to Extra! She counsels private clients, speaks nationwide at engagements for corporate and religious organizations, and teaches classes across a variety of themes. "