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Mental Health

I had always been way too mature and intelligent for my age. I was the kind of kid who would stump the teachers with the difficult questions, the one who effortlessly mastered all subjects and always had her nose in a book. For as long as I can remember I […]
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I have every right to hate Jewish men, Jewish faith, Jewish Rabbis and Jewish laws.   In fact, every single Jew has that right. Because we were born with something called Bechira (choice). Everyone has the freedom to make choices to live their life with good and evil and shades of […]
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When Dov first discovered his father’s gambling addiction, he was paralyzed. It was bad enough that his otherwise religious parent was breaking Shabbos to get his fix. Dov wasn’t sure what he should do. Should he confront his father? Pretend he didn’t know? What is a child’s role in a […]
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As more children search out help with their mental health during the pandemic, Orthodox Jewish organizations have stepped up to help. Not only did the Orthodox Jewish kids of New York experience the brutal first wave of the pandemic by watching loved ones die, many had COVID themselves and now […]
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May is Mental Health Awareness month and instead of brushing it under the rug, the Orthodox Jewish community is increasing conversation and resources, and having Shabbatons to help those who are struggling. The Pandemic has had an effect on everyone, but all the more so on those who were already […]
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While the media has reported on parts of the Orthodox Jewish community that get it wrong when it comes to mental health treatment, Aviva Bennett-Tribuch is an example of a born and bred religious Jewish woman who has not only fought for her own mental health recovery when the medical […]
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