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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, motivational speaker, and workshop facilitator. Her most sought-after topic: ethical wills. 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.

Selected Works

Nonfiction
On the importance of memory
On the many ways we find ourselves lost
On Life in the dementia unit
Why an ethical will is one of the most important letters you will ever write



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