Christian Brady

About Christian Brady

Father of Izzy and Mack, dean of the Schreyer Honors College at Penn State, and scholar of ancient Hebrew and Jewish literature.

BY CHRISTIAN BRADY “In like a lion, out like a lamb.” “April showers bring May flowers.” Spring is a time of dramatic changes in weather, the cold hard earth softening and bringing forth new life … and endless clichés. Spring is not only the time of nature’s rebirth, it is […]

Preparing for Transitions

Reposted from Targuman. This past month I had the great privilege to participate in an “OLLI” course with our local funeral home director, rabbi, and Orthodox priest. I was surprised that there was less I knew about the Orthodox mourning traditions, than I did about Jewish ones. One tradition was […]

Remembering the Dead