Many of you may recognize Chanale from her years of writing, singing, and producing music. In this week's episode, Chanale opens up about her struggle with rage and how it stopped her in her tracks-literally.
Dr. Chaya Lieba Kobernick is a clinical psychologist who is super passionate about increasing access to evidence-based care, improving training for mental health providers, and increasing awareness and education in the frum community. In this week's episode, Dr. K and I discuss crisis times vs healing times and ripping off the band-aid known as coping mechanisms.
Kayla has been coaching newlyweds for years, but not long ago, she realized she needed to make a shift. In this week’s episode, we discuss how Kayla went from helping first-year marrieds to helping women at any stage find their glow.
Bari returns to Woman of Valor for a solo episode, catching you up on what’s been going on since last season. Business-wise, health-wise, emotion-wise.
All holidays can bring their challenges. We start this season sooner than expected with a timely episode about how to put your best foot forward the week before and the week of Passover. Bari is joined by Tova Seligsohn and Esty Nadler, LCSW, of The Derech Shalom Center to discuss a number of tips on how to put our best selves forward when faced with challenges this holiday season.
July is Disability Pride Month and as such, it is a time to ask ourselves about our inclusivity as people and our accessibility as institutions. Samantha Menucha, AKA Sam, is a disabled university student living in Israel. In this weeks episode, Sam and I discuss what it was like growing up as a disabled person in her community. We discuss what parents, individuals, institutions and clergy can do to make Judaism more accessible for all.
Hudi is one of those people I thought were just naturally positive, loving and self aware. When I got to speaking with her, I learned that her self love and self awareness is a result of hard work.
The Front Lines of Public Perception with Ateret Violet Shmuel. Ateret Violet Shmuel is what one would call a social justice warrior. She is a Jewish mother, writer, educator and international human rights and Indigenous rights advocate.
Shira Lankin Sheps is a writer, photographer, and clinically trained therapist. When Shira mustered up the courage to share her story, she was welcomed with a flood of requests to share others’ stories as well. In this weeks episode, Shira shares how The Layers Project magazine and book came to be, as well as the process of sharing another’s story.
On June 11, 2003, Sarri was on Bus 14 in Jerusalem when an 18-year-old Palestinian terrorist dressed as a religious Jew boarded and blew himself up. 17 people were killed, including all those seated and standing around her, and over 100 people were injured. Sarri was hospitalized for two weeks and then returned to New Jersey to be with family.