Its all about the questions.
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With easygoing humor and profound poignancy, Ron Wolfson’s inspiring memoir is filled with stories of growing up in a warm family, embracing Jewish identity, and learning never to underestimate his mother. A moving book that will resonate with anyone seeking to shape stronger families and communities and live a life of joy and purpose.
from the Prologue
In this charming, inspiring and wise guide to a well-lived life, beloved teacher Ron Wolfson provides an advance copy of the Seven Questions youll be asked in heavenwhether youre a believer or a non-believer. The answers to these questions will help you shape a life of purpose and meaning on earth today.
Supported by wisdom from the Jewish tradition, lifes experiences, and personal anecdotes, Wolfson tells you about these transformative questions and explores the values that are at the heart of a life that matters. He offers funny, insightful and poignant stories of how peopleancient and contemporaryhave answered the Seven Questions through their everyday actions. He encourages you to reflect on your own life goals and provides ideas both big and small for achieving them.
Dr. Ron Wolfson is Fingerhut Professor of Education at American Jewish University in Los Angeles and cofounder-president of Synagogue 3000. He is author of The Seven Questions Youre Asked in Heaven: Reviewing and Renewing Your Life on Earth; Gods To-Do List: 103 Ways to Be an Angel and Do Gods Work on Earth; Hanukkah, Passover, and Shabbat, all Federation of Jewish Mens Clubs Art of Jewish Living family guides to spiritual celebrations; The Spirituality of Welcoming: How to Transform Your Congregation into a Sacred Community; A Time to Mourn, a Time to Comfort: A Guide to Jewish Bereavement and Comfort; and, with Rabbi Lawrence A. Hoffman, What You Will See Inside a Synagogue (all Jewish Lights), a book for children ages 6 and up.