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Sunday, January 20 • 11:45am - 1:00pm
Spiritual Gifts - How to Create an Ethical Will and Legacy Letter

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What do you truly want to say to your family and/or your community? An ethical will allows you to communicate just that. In this workshop, participants will have the opportunity for a hands-on writing experience through a reflection of their own morals, values, and hopes for the future. We will first briefly review the history of ethical wills, beginning with Bereishit 49, Jacob’s legacy speech to his sons; Devorim, Moses’s discourse to the children of Israel; working through the Talmud, and ending with modern examples. Through examining modern wills and considering "think about" prompts, participants will be creating their very own ethical wills.


Rochelle Wynne

Rochelle Wynne has enjoyed being an educator, both secular religious, for over forty years in several areas of the US—Massachusetts, Texas, Ohio, and  Seattle. She became interested in ethical wills after her rabbi in Dayton, Ohio, Rabbi Jack Riemer, published the text "Ethical... Read More →

Sunday January 20, 2019 11:45am - 1:00pm PST