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Finding meaning at life's bookends

11/01/2010  

How does Jewish wisdom and ritual address birth and death, life’s defining, bookend experiences? Joining host Aaron Cohen are two guests who put the great and awesome events of life in context. Dr. Carol Roberts Gerson, who spent much of her career as a pediatric surgeon, now devotes herself to being a mohelet, performing the circumcision ceremony of brit milah. David Jacobson is the founder and director of Chicago Jewish Funerals. Together, they offer great insight into life's mysterious transitions.