PRLog - Jan. 9, 2014 - NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. -- Bruce Birnberg, Executive Director of The Martin and Edith Stein Hospice, has been giving a presentation on the afterlife, a topic that has fascinated him for years. “Speculation about what happens to the soul after death is exceedingly interesting,”
Bruce Birnberg, Executive Director of The Martin and Edith Stein
“I call the study of exactly what happens to the soul ‘speculative spirituality’
His presentation is approximately an hour and a half, and it focuses on “why we do what we do” in the Jewish tradition. Throughout the talk, he shows video clips illustrating contrasting beliefs from Hindu, Christian, and Mexican traditions to provide an all encompassing view of different afterlife theories from many different societies. The last section of his talk focuses on the Jewish tradition specifically, or a comparison of Judeo-Christian beliefs, depending on the audience.
Bruce presents many afterlife perspectives. “I get asked a lot ‘Do you really believe the things you’re presenting?’ and the truth is that I do, 90% of the time. That’s what so amazing about this topic. Views of the afterlife are very personal, and can be fluid, changing over time.”
After the presentation, Bruce is more than happy to field questions from the audience. “It’
The next presentation will be on Monday, January 13, 2014 at 8pm at the Highland Park Conservative Temple, located at 201 South Third Avenue, Highland Park, NJ 08904. It will be open to the community, so please come see this ‘can’t miss’ presentation.
The Martin and Edith Stein Hospice is an agency of The Oscar and Ella Wilf Campus for Senior Living. For more information about this program, hospice care, or to schedule a presentation, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or reach us by phone at (732) 227-1212.