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Creating community for families of children with special needs
Amanda has three children with disabilities, including a son who is severely disabled and uses a wheelchair, so she often feels isolated from other moms who don’t understand her challenges. But over the course of the trip, she heard stories from a mother who had lost a child, women dealing with divorce, mothers who were caregivers for their own parents, and moms facing many other difficulties. She understood more deeply that each mother is fighting her own unique battle.
Creating More Spaces for Diverse Jewish Women
Before joining the MOMentum Yearlong Journey, one of Dr. Tameika Minor’s biggest concerns about the trip was whether or not there would be other participants from diverse backgrounds. But when she arrived in Israel, she was surprised to see many different types of Jewish women, from all different countries, different levels of observance, and different backgrounds.
A community food warrior inspired by tikkun olam
It took a MOMentum Trip in 2013 for Danielle Morris to learn that Judaism has a name for the type of work she’s always been passionate about: tikkun olam, or repairing the world.
Remembering Sharon Shenker
A Momentum Community Leader who always found time to support others.
A Journey to Wholeness
When a young soldier’s mother called Jennifer Shapiro to express her gratitude, she was stunned.
Harnessing the Power of Community
“I am definitely the poster child for the amazing things that can happen when a woman experiences Momentum.”
Anxiety Management 101
If you’re suffering from anxiety this year, you’re not alone. A once-in-a-lifetime global pandemic has made this year uniquely overwhelming and we are all worried about our health, careers, finances, and futures.
A Psychotherapist’s Six Strategies for Coping During Stressful Times
Let’s acknowledge this together: It is a scary time. It has been more than a year since the pandemic began and our nerves are frayed. In his practice, psychotherapist Dr. Hod Tamir has had more discussions about living with heightened anxiety and depression than ever before.
Alarm Clock for the Soul
“Wake up, wake up, you sleepers from your slumber.” Maimonidies