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Parent Resources, Reflections & Prayers for Healing

Parent Resources, Reflections & Prayers for Healing

Posted on October 14th, 2017
Thank you to the many people, Jewish institutions and professionals who have stepped forward to offer ways to pray and heal during this time. The following is a list of resources that we will continue to add to:

 

Resources for Parents

How to Share Your Favorite Memories of Camp After the Fire (assembled by Julia Friedman, Ellen Goldsmith, URJ Camp Newman’s Nefesh Faculty Coordinator, and Rabbi Howard Laibson)

On Loss and Meaning – from The Jewish Healing Center in San Francisco’s Rabbi Eric Weiss and Ellen Goldsmith

How to Explain Bad Things to Children

Parenting Thoughts: How do we help children cope with natural disasters?

How do we help children cope with tragedies in the news headlines?  

Join a Pop-up Camp Gathering

 

Mental Health Professionals

If you or your child seeks a clergy member or a professional in a mental health field with whom to speak, please reach out to Rabbi Allie Fischman (afischman@urj.org). Rabbi Allie will be happy to direct you to the appropriate resource.

 

Reflections and Prayers

Reflect: Upon waking from the fires: the Sacred Power of “And”

Watch the Camp Newman Siyum (Gathering)

A Prayer for Those Affected by Fire

 

How to Help Those Impacted by the Wildfires

4 Ways to Help Those in the Path of the California Wildfires

North Bay Wildfire Resources and Information