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)
- Parents and Leaders Guide to the Camp Newman Favorite Memories Questionnaire
- URJ Camp Newman Favorite Memories Questionnaire
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?
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 (email@example.com). 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