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Monday, February 18 • 9:45am - 10:45am
When the Hurricane Came: What Can YOU Do to Make the World a Better Place?

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This past year, many kids in New York and New Jersey met Hurricane Sandy, who brought dark houses, destruction and big trouble to many people.  In this session, we will talk about what you can do and who you can turn to when it feels like you’ve lost everything because a storm or because of other bad things that can happen.  We’ll hear from 9-year-old Gertie, the feisty Jewish heroine of my book, When the Hurricane Cameand find out some secrets she discovered about how to cope after Hurricane Katrina came to New Orleans.

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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, and presented on issues concerning birth, death, and the complicated stuff that happens in the middle. Her books include When a Grandparent Dies and When the... Read More →

Monday February 18, 2013 9:45am - 10:45am
Carlyle's concourse level