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November 2018

Bereaved Parents Group: Young Child

November 28 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Jewish Board, 135 West 50th Street
New York, NY 10020 United States

This a monthly Jewish spiritual bereavement support group for parents who have lost a young child. For more information and registration, please contact Rabbi Simkha Y. Weintraub, LCSW, at 212.632.4770. There is no cost to attend, but donations to support programs like these are appreciated.

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Friendship and Relationship Support Group

November 28 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Jewish Board, 135 West 50th Street
New York, NY 10020 United States

It’s a basic human need! We will explore the spiritual and emotional impact of different kinds of relationships, and opportunities for growth provided by these. We will use familiar narratives from Jewish and other sources and our current experiences to explore identity and acknowledge our social needs, especially in the face of loss through bereavement, illness and other causes. Please contact Sarah at (212) 632-4722 or sarobinson@jbfcs.org for more information or to register. There is no cost to attend, but…

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Jewish Spiritual Bereavement Group: Parental Loss (for 20s & 30s)

November 28 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Jewish Board, 135 West 50th Street
New York, NY 10020 United States

A group for young adults bereaved of one or both parents runs once monthly, on the third Wednesday of the month. We acknowledge the different experiences and needs of people aged 20-40 who have suffered this kind of bereavement and run an open monthly group specifically for this demographic. Please contact Sarah sarobinson@jbfcs.org or Michael at mboino@jbfcs.org if you are interested in learning more. There is no cost to attend, but donations to support programs like these are appreciated.

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December 2018

JACS: Chanukah Party

December 2 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Jewish Board, 135 West 50th Street
New York, NY 10020 United States

JACS (Jewish Alcoholics, Chemically Dependent Persons and Significant Others) is dedicated to supporting and connecting Jews in recovery, as well as their families and friends, to each other and helping them explore that journey in a nurturing Jewish environment. We educate and promote awareness and understanding of the disease of alcoholism and other addictions as they affect the Jewish community and impact Jewish family life. Join with our JACS Friends and Family for our Chanukah Party. Please register with Shoshana…

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Sustaining Our Spirits: Support Group for Chronic Illness

December 3 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
The Jewish Board, 135 West 50th Street
New York, NY 10020 United States

Sustaining Our Spirits is a twice monthly ongoing support group for Jews who have serious or life-altering chronic illness. For more information and registration, please contact Rabbi Simkha Y. Weintraub directly at 212.632.4770. There is a suggested donation of $18 to attend and to support programs like these.

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80s+ Support Group – Monday Session

December 3 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, repeating until December 10, 2018

JCC Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10023 United States

This popular 9 week support group for adults over 80 is an opportunity to share the joys, challenges and wisdom about life transitions with peers. For more information and registration, please contact Sarah at srobinson@jbfcs.org. or 212.632.4722. There is no cost to attend, but donations to support programs like these are appreciated.

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Sibling Loss Group, Post 1 Year

December 3 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The Jewish Board, 135 West 50th Street
New York, NY 10020 United States

For people beyond their first year of loss of a sibling, this is a group to continue the journey of healing. Come share your story, draw strength, solace, and support and learn from one another. We will use spiritual resources from our Jewish tradition as a way to learn and create meaningful conversation. For more information or to register: please contact Chaplain Miriam Herscher at 212-632-4676 or mherscher@jbfcs.org. There is no cost to attend, but donations to support programs like…

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Caregiver Support Group

December 4 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
The Jewish Board, 135 West 50th Street
New York, NY 10020 United States

This is a monthly support group for adults coping with the challenges of caregiving for family members. For more information and registration, please contact Heidi Mandel directly at 212-632-4486 or hmandel@jbfcs.org. There is no cost to attend, but donations to support programs like these are appreciated.

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70+ Spousal Loss Group

December 4 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 18, 2018

JCC Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10023 United States

This group will join heads, hearts, and hands in confronting the shared issues that widows and widowers age 70+ often experience: the helpfulness and hurtfulness of memories; the need for companionship; shifting familial and social relationships; balancing independence and dependence; and spiritual meaning and transcendence after such a great loss. Cofacilitated by a rabbi and a social worker from The Jewish Board, this group will integrate mental health perspectives with religious and spiritual resources such as poetry, stories, wise sayings,…

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80s+ Support Group – Tuesday Session

December 4 @ 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:45pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 11, 2018

JCC Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10023 United States

This popular 9 week support group for adults over 80 is an opportunity to share the joys, challenges and wisdom about life transitions with peers. For more information and registration, please contact contact Miriam at mherscher@jbfcs.org or 212.632.4676. There is no cost to attend, but donations to support programs like these are appreciated.

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Lights in the Darkness: Holiday Bereavement Program

December 4 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
JCC Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10023 United States

Holidays can be difficult for those of us who are bereaved. Draw support and comfort from one another and our shared tradition as we explore ways to find meaning and connection through themes of Chanukah. For registration or for more information, please call 212.632.4608 or email jcs@jbfcs.org. There is no cost to attend, but donations to support programs like these are appreciated.

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JACS: Chanukah Party

December 5 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Caron New York, 244 E 58th Street
New York, 10022 United States

JACS (Jewish Alcoholics, Chemically Dependent Persons and Significant Others) is dedicated to supporting and connecting Jews in recovery, as well as their families and friends, to each other and helping them explore that journey in a nurturing Jewish environment. We educate and promote awareness and understanding of the disease of alcoholism and other addictions as they affect the Jewish community and impact Jewish family life. Join with our JACS Friends and Family for our Chanukah Party. Please register with Shoshana…

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Spousal Loss Jewish Spiritual Bereavement Group

December 6 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The Jewish Board, 135 West 50th Street
New York, NY 10020 United States

This group will run for eight weeks and allow those who have recently suffered the bereavement of a spouse or partner a chance to come to terms with their loss in a supportive and empathic environment. The group is facilitated by a licensed psychotherapist with experience in bereavement, and offers a combination of therapeutic tools and spiritual resources to help participants feel less alone at a challenging and vulnerable time. Please contact Sarah at (212) 632-4722 or srobinson@jbfcs.org for more…

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80s+ Support Group – Monday Session

December 10 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, repeating until December 10, 2018

JCC Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10023 United States

This popular 9 week support group for adults over 80 is an opportunity to share the joys, challenges and wisdom about life transitions with peers. For more information and registration, please contact Sarah at srobinson@jbfcs.org. or 212.632.4722. There is no cost to attend, but donations to support programs like these are appreciated.

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Spousal Loss Jewish Spiritual Bereavement Group for Post One-Year After Loss

December 10 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The Jewish Board, 135 West 50th Street
New York, NY 10020 United States

This group allows those who have suffered the bereavement of a spouse or partner beyond their first year of loss a chance to come to terms with their loss in a supportive and empathic environment. Come share your story, draw strength, solace, and support and learn from one another.  We will use spiritual resources from our Jewish tradition as a way to learn and create meaningful conversation. Please contact Chaplain Miriam Herscher at (212) 632-4676 or mherscher@jbfcs.org for more information…

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70+ Spousal Loss Group

December 11 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 18, 2018

JCC Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10023 United States

This group will join heads, hearts, and hands in confronting the shared issues that widows and widowers age 70+ often experience: the helpfulness and hurtfulness of memories; the need for companionship; shifting familial and social relationships; balancing independence and dependence; and spiritual meaning and transcendence after such a great loss. Cofacilitated by a rabbi and a social worker from The Jewish Board, this group will integrate mental health perspectives with religious and spiritual resources such as poetry, stories, wise sayings,…

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80+ Spousal Loss Jewish Spiritual Bereavement Group

December 11 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
The Jewish Board, 135 West 50th Street
New York, NY 10020 United States

This group will run for eight weeks and allow those who have recently suffered the bereavement of a spouse or partner a chance to come to terms with their loss in a supportive and empathic environment. The group is facilitated by a licensed psychotherapist with experience in bereavement, and offers a combination of therapeutic tools and spiritual resources to help participants feel less alone at a challenging and vulnerable time. Please contact Sarah at (212) 632-4722 or srobinson@jbfcs.org for more…

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80s+ Support Group – Tuesday Session

December 11 @ 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:45pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 11, 2018

JCC Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10023 United States

This popular 9 week support group for adults over 80 is an opportunity to share the joys, challenges and wisdom about life transitions with peers. For more information and registration, please contact contact Miriam at mherscher@jbfcs.org or 212.632.4676. There is no cost to attend, but donations to support programs like these are appreciated.

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Failure to Launch: A Support Group for Parents of Late Launching Young Adults

December 11 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The Jewish Board, 135 West 50th Street
New York, NY 10020 United States

For parents of young adults ages 21-31, struggling with adult responsibilities For parents who are tired of their young adult children not being self-sufficient For parents of young adults with lack of ambition, not in school or working For parents feeling trapped by their young adult child for not leaving the nest For parents who think their adult child has social/emotional/behavioral challenges and are not sure how to help For more information or to register: please contact Chaplain Miriam Herscher…

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Here.Now. Teen Executive Leadership and Board Meeting

December 13 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Jewish Board, 135 West 50th Street
New York, NY 10020 United States

This is for high school students by application only. If you know a teen who is passionate about mental health and resilience and would who would like to build their resume and earn community service while learning a life-long skill set, please contact us at pschuller@jbfcs.org.

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