Fighting Ageism, Accepting Death

Two instructive new books deal with aging: One casts a knowing eye on ageism in Israel, and the other is an eye-opener about the reality of life in what once were called old folks' homes.

“Ageism in Israeli Society: The Social Construction of Old Age in Israel ,” edited by Israel Doron. Van Leer/Hakibbutz Hameuchad Publishing...