Elana Zaiman is the first woman rabbi from a family spanning six generations of rabbis. She's also a chaplain and a writer. Elana travels throughout the U.S. and Canada as a scholar-in-residence, speaker, and workshop facilitator. Her most sought-after topic: forever letters. Her venues: synagogues, churches, interfaith-gatherings, social service agencies, geriatric residencies, law firms, women's organizations, private salons, and elder-law, health-care, and financial and estate-planning conferences. Her writing has been published in: The Gettysburg Review, The Sun, Post Road, The Beloit Fiction Journal, and other venues. Her book, The Forever Letter: Writing What We Believe For Those We Love is forthcoming from Llewellyn Worldwide in September 2017.

Selected Works

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On the importance of memory
On the many ways we find ourselves lost
On Life in the dementia unit

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