The beginning of a new book, a new journey, a new cycle of relearning what redemption means. May we continue to appreciate this wonderful new start. Shabbat Shalom!
Just like this snail is on a journey, this week we see the children of Israel on their way down to Egypt. Every journey we make takes us somewhere, and every place has goodness to be found. Shabbat shalom!
This Shabbat, during the Festival of Lights, we remember the first Yartzeit of the incredible Rosalind Fox Jacobson, mother of our founder, David. Roz reminded us of many of the lessons of Hannukah; to sing, to be joyful, to eat delicious things, to call your family, and so much more. We wish for all of you to bring forth the
This week, the children of Jacob, the family from which the Jewish people come from, are born. They don’t all get along, they have their challenges and their joys. As we celebrated Thanksgiving yesterday, we celebrate this whole scale of emotions and experiences with our own families just as those before us did. May we be grateful for all of
Shabbat Shalom! This week, may we be blessed to find peace in nature, in ourselves and in others.
The experience of grieving always feels like visiting a foreign place, feeling disoriented and isolated in the new reality of life without the person we loved. COVID-19 has increased our isolation as it keeps us from grieving in community. Let’s come together virtually on Monday, August 3 at 7:30 PM to learn alternative ways to mourn and grieve
A monthly drop-in group for adults in the Jewish community and beyond who are navigating the world after the loss of a loved one to suicide. Co-led by experienced clinicians Tracy Lipsig Kite, LCSW and Wendy Dolin, LCSW, a survivor of suicide loss. This group meets on the 4th Thursday of the month, (January 23, February 27, March 26, April 23,
Wishing you and your family a meaningful Yom Kippur. G’mar Chatima Tova from everyone at Chicago Jewish Funerals
May 5780 be a year of comfort and healing. From everyone at Chicago Jewish Funerals.
Iris Jacobson, a facilitator at Open Studio Project in Evanston, is offering a unique art and writing experience which promotes play, spontaneity, growth, and healing. This introductory session is geared toward those who have experienced loss and would like to explore their creativity and emotions through reflective writing and intuitive painting. No Arts Background Required! Open Studio Project is a