Posts Tagged ‘healing’

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Private Ocean of Lights

Noa Granot For many, the holidays are times of gathering in celebration. While this may be true, as someone who deeply values the inner world, at least as much as the outer, I believe that holidays can equally serve as opportunities for healing solitude and retreat. Last Chanukah, my therapist instructed me to go out…

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An Evening of Healing at Temple Kol Ami

All are welcome to participate in An Evening of Healing at Temple Kol Ami on Tuesday, October 30 at 7:30 p.m. According to the Facebook event page, “Rabbi Emeritus Norman T. Roman and Cantorial Soloist Sean Samitt invite you to join them for an hour of “A Community Seeking Healing and Peacefulness Through Readings, Songs &…

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Never Long Enough-Coloring/Workbook. Never Long Enough

Authors To Preview New Work – Never Long Enough

Based on their 2017 book Never Long Enough: Finding Comfort and Hope Amidst Grief and Loss, co-authors Rabbi Joseph H. Krakoff and Dr. Michelle Y. Sider have teamed again to produce a forthcoming coloring/workbook for adults and families that’s intended to encourage life review and to explore the feelings associated with the loss of a…

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This Narrow Space

Sandee Brawarsky Special to the Jewish News A cancer doctor’s memoir of his years at Hadassah Medical Center crosses cultural, religious and political divides. One of Elisha Waldman’s patients at Hadassah Medical Center’s pediatric oncology department is a 9-year old Palestinian girl from a village near Jericho. She has a large tumor on her leg,…

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Weekly Torah Portion – Embodying Empathy

Parshat Emor: Leviticus 21:1-24:23; Ezekiel 44:15-31. Our actions in the world can either bring sanctity (kiddush HaShem) or desecration (chillul HaShem) to God’s name. In portion Emor, the Torah is clear that how we act in the world has a direct effect on the level of holiness present in each of our relationships. In Leviticus…

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woman's arm while she is getting her blood pressure checked. doctor and arm to symbolize addiction.

What If We Treated Addiction Like Any Other Chronic Disease?

Sponsored by Feinberg Consulting Imagine you’re at your doctor’s office for a checkup. After asking you some questions, reviewing your medical history and running some tests, your doctor reports that she has both good news and bad news. She offers the bad news first. “Unfortunately, you have a chronic, lifelong disease with no cure,” she…

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