Thursday, April 17, 2014 Nisan 17, 5774
Organization:
Old York Road Temple-Beth Am

Location

971 Old York Road
Abington  Pennsylvania  19001
United States
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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.

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

Sat. May 31
9:00 AM
Coffee, bagels and discussion
Fri. Jun 6
7:00 PM
Please join Old York Road Temple - Beth Am at service Under the Stars, at 7:00 p.m.  Bring your own lawn chair for a camp-style Shabbat.
Sat. Jun 7
9:00 AM
Coffee, bagels and discussion
Tue. Jun 10
10:00 AM
Grab an apron and join the Cook for a Friend Group. Help prepare meals for the needy at 10 a.m. Call for more information 215-886-8000.
Wed. Jun 11
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.

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