Tuesday, December 1, 2015 Kislev 19, 5776
Old York Road Temple-Beth Am


971 Old York Road
Abington, PA 19001
Our synagogue is truly a “Beth Am” – a house of the people. We are a Reform congregation of more than 800 families in Abington, dedicated to creating a warm, inclusive, and stimulating Jewish community. Beth Am's members create deep connections and

Stress Less, Smile More,: A Practical Course for Parents

December 10, 2013 7:00 PM

In a supportive, easy-going setting, come fill your parenting gas tank and come away with new skills to un-stress yourself and your family. Topics include:

• Un-Stressing • Un-Worrying • Inner and Outer Smiling • Limit Setting and Boundary Making • Mindful Listening • Creative Problem Solving • Couples Rebooting  Together we will learn:

• New ways to handle the hectic and unpredictable days of family life.

• Mindfulness skills that lead to more positive interactions with your children.

• How to respond calmly and without reactivity.

• Self-awareness skills that remind you to slow down, think, and decide the course of action that will keep you and your child in positive connection and still teach

   independent thinking.

• To use Jewish rituals such as candle lighting and blessings and gratitude to create a sense of calm, peace, respect, acceptance and compassion for each member of

    the household.

This is an interactive class with relaxation techniques, lively role-play options and self-awareness exercises.

Part of Lincow Institute for Adult Jewish Study

Doris Ferleger, M.A., MFA, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist, a certified Non-dualistic Integrative Kabbalistic Healer, an award-winning poet and memoir essayist. The daughter of Holocaust survivors, Doris learned from a young age the value of healing through compassion, a sense of humor, creative writing, and other resilience skills. The 2009 poet laureate of Montgomery County, she is the author of “Big Silences in a Year of Rain” (Main Street Rag 2010), “When You Become Snow” (Finishing Line 2010), and “As the Moon Has Breath” (Main Street Rag 2013). Doris, a member of Beth Am, maintains a mindfulness-based psychotherapy practice in Wyncote.

For more information call 215-886-8000

More Events from Old York Road Temple-Beth Am

Wed. Apr 6
10:00 AM
Old York Road Temple- Beth Am welcomes congregant Karen Frank as she explores What Happened to the Ten Lost Tribes – and Why Do We Want to Know? 10:00 a.m.
Wed. Apr 6
7:00 PM
Enjoy an evening of mah jongg with the Sisterhood of Old York Road – Temple Beth Am at 7 p.m.,  For more information call 215-886-8000.
Thu. Apr 7
9:30 AM
Weekly one-hour class.
Fri. Apr 8
5:30 PM
Temple Beth Torah School of Early Learning @ Old York Road Temple Beth Am Young Family Shabbat Service & Tot-Luck Dinner
Fri. Apr 8
7:30 PM
Old York Road Temple-Beth Am welcomes Shabbat with a musical Shabbat service featuring the Beth Am T’efillah Band at 7:30 p.m.  For more information call 215-886-8000.

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