In light of the ongoing situation in Israel and its traumatic impact on our brothers and sisters in Jewish communities across the world, Chai Lifeline Crisis Services presents the following tools and resources.
Guidelines for Parents & Educators
Rabbi Dr. Fox, Director of Chai Lifeline Crisis Services, on how to support children during challenging times
Support for Israel’s English-Speaking Community:
Chai Lifeline has established a dedicated 24-hour Crisis Line for Israel’s Anglo community, English-speaking students attending yeshivas and seminaries, and their families. Read More.
Chizuk: Rabbi Efrem Goldberg on Finding Hope and Strength in Dark Times
Short Informative Video Messages from Chai Lifeline Crisis Services
Rabbi Sruli Fried, MSW, Director Chai Lifeline NJ/PA, on how to address the war images children may see.
Crisis Services Campus Liaison Suri Nowosiolsky, LCSW, on how to discuss the war with your children
Trauma therapist Rabbi Avi Tenenbaum, MA, with a message for yeshiva and seminary students in Israel
Crisis Team Member Yair Cohn, LMFT, with a message on self-care for those who support others
Rabbi Yehoshua Liff on the importance of emotional support for our families during these difficult times
Rabbi Akiva Fox on how to channel emotions into prayer.
IDF Staff Sergeant Yossi Bluming on combating anxiety.
Rabbi Avichai Pepper, MHSC, on managing stress and concern caused by antisemitism.
Prayer for the IDF / מי שברך לחיילי צה״ל:
If you or someone you know is in need of support, contact Chai Lifeline Crisis Services at 855-3-CRISIS or firstname.lastname@example.org.