Category: Healing from Trauma & Abuse

By Anonymous
November 18, 2018
What drew me to Birkat HaGomel was the core concept of return to a community
#Wetoo Dwell in Booths: Sukkot During the Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearings
By Maria Pulzetti
September 26, 2018
The sukkah protects the vulnerable … and it exposes the violators
Removing “Kosher” from our Mikveh Terminology
By Sheridan Gayer
August 28, 2018
It is revealing that quite regularly women tell me they prefer not to feel like a side of beef being kashered in her immersion process.
The Thread
By David Ebenbach
August 2, 2018
“We are not merely connected like two ends of a thread,” the speaker says. “We are the thread./ One and whole.” 
Becoming a Mental Health Advocate
By Efrem Epstein
May 12, 2016
How can the Jewish community be more accessible to those affected by mental health issues?
Human Rights Shabbat: Campaign to End Mass Incarceration
By Rabbi Seth Wax
November 30, 2015
But we must recall the innate human dignity of every person, every prisoner, and recognize their need for healing, too.
Yizkor: Remembering Victims of Sexual Assault
By Ariana Katz
September 21, 2015
Our most holy texts make it clear that we may not stand idly by while violence is perpetrated in our midst.

The Reconstructionist Network

Learning to Say "We": Writing Identity

In this immersion, we will reflect and expand on our personal experiences of identity, using writing exercises and in-depth discussions to think about, challenge, discover, explore, and experiment with different ways to identify ourselves, to consider how those ways connect us to and separate us from others, and how they represent and misrepresent aspects of who we are.

Four sessions, starting June 15th

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