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Sunday, February 17 • 2:30pm - 3:45pm
When the Hurricane Came: Building Jewish Kids’ Resilience in Difficult Times

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Hurricane Sandy slammed into the East coast last fall and millions of lives were upended and thousands of Jewish children faced changed realities in the aftermath of the storm. This workshop will use Gertie, the feisty 9-year-old Jewish heroine of the novel When the Hurricane Came, to uncover both Jewish and psychological truths about developing resilience, including the importance of family, faith, friends, and the magic of tikkun olam, striving to make the world a better place.

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Nechama Liss-Levinson

Nechama Liss-Levinson loved watching people and their families as a child, so it’s not surprising she grew up to be a psychologist and a writer. Nechama’s clinical practice and writing has focused on developmental milestones in the Jewish family. She has taught, blogged, written... Read More →

Sunday February 17, 2013 2:30pm - 3:45pm EST
Ambrose 15th floor conference center