Today is April 22, 2019 -
A Special Program Sponsored by the Judith Lesnik Chesed Committee
Steve Glazer is Rabbi Emeritus of Congregation Beth Emeth, Herndon, VA and principal of
Glazer Consulting, who serves as a resource to individuals, caregivers, and health-care
professionals dealing with issues related to aging, illness, and dementia.
Rabbi Glazer has a long and distinguished academic career, most recently at George
Washington University, and includes serving as Visiting Scholar at Harvard Divinity School,
The Oxford (U.K.) Center for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, and The Smithsonian Institution. He
holds degrees from Columbia University, The Jewish Theological Seminary, and Hebrew
Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, and was awarded an honorary doctorate by the
Seminary in 1996.
Rabbi Glazer is co-editor of the award-winning book, “Seasons of Caring: Meditations for
Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregivers”, a first-of-its-kind volume of over 140 original
mediations by 70 religious leaders and care specialists, representing 17 faith traditions. He is
currently co-editing a second first-of-its-kind book, entitled “Dementia Friendly Worship”,
due out in June.