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We Need to Talk…and Listen, Too

Federation launches podcast as latest channel of communication in youth mental health program. Photography by John Hardwick The power of talking about mental health…just think about...

How EMDR Therapy Can Help

Therapist Lori Gordon-Michaeli breaks down what EMDR therapy is and how it can help people process and resolve traumas. Developed by Francine Shapiro Ph.D., this...

The Trouble with Unrecognized Trauma

Unrecognized or unprocessed trauma from childhood can affect our daily functioning and behavior patterns as adults. Do you ever have thoughts, feelings or behavior patterns...

How to Support LGBTQ+ Teens

By Ronelle Grier Photography by Anthony Lanzilote   Parental support in particular is essential to teens within gender and sexual minorities.   Today’s teens are under pressure like never...

The Dangers of Vaping for Teens with ADHD

Young people with ADHD are at greater risk for e-cigarette nicotine addiction. By Elizabeth Katz When Jewish teen Leah was diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) last...

The Downfalls of Perfectionism

Jillian Lesson, a high school student at Frankel Jewish Academy, explores the idea of being perfectly imperfect. By Jillian Lesson Perfectionism. That word seems to have...

Julie Lythcott-Haims Shares Insights from ‘How to Raise an Adult’ at Temple Beth El

 Julie Lythcott-Haims encourages parents and professionals to take a second look at their parenting tactics. By Allison Jacobs There is no exact science to parenting, but...

Help Wanted

By Aerin Fink It started with the lice. After two months of camping, I had tiny bugs crawling all over my scalp. I knew all...

Alleviating Anxiety

Expert offers tools for handling fear, worry, panic and obsessive thinking. By Ronelle Grier, Contributing Writer Anxiety is invisible, yet it can ravage the lives of those...

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One Man’s Exodus Echoes the Jewish Experience

One of the basic tenets in Judaism is the Exodus from Egypt. The Ten Commandments begin with the words: “I am the Lord your God who brought you out of the land of Egypt.” We are compelled to recall this extraordinary event in prayers like the V’ahavta and Shabbat evening Kiddush. Passover commemorates our people’s freedom from slavery after this momentous escape. This theme is familiar — especially for Salomone Castro.

LIST: Virtual Events/Learnings Happening in April

STAYING CONNECTED At this time of social distancing, the Jewish News will try to bring awareness to events/learning situations that are being offered online by...

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