Mindful Parenting Through “Raising a Child with Judaism in your Interfaith Family” email series

Post by Rabbi Robyn Frisch,the Director of InterfaithFamily/Philadelphia, which supports interfaith families exploring Jewish life and advocates for a welcoming and inclusive Jewish community.  Over the years I’ve enjoyed – and benefited greatly from – the practice of mindfulness meditation.  Studying and practicing mindfulness has helped me to be less judgmental (of myself and of others), … Read more

Hearing Patrick Kennedy April 12: Mental Health, Addiction and Compassion in Our Community

Post by Rabbi Jill Maderer from Congregation Rodeph Shalom In former congressperson Patrick Kennedy’s Memoir, A Common Struggle: A Personal Journey through the Past and Future of Mental Illness and Addiction, he describes a scene that took place just after he revealed his struggles to the New York Times.  There he was at a family … Read more