Religious beliefs and practices can be a great source of comfort and hope, especially during times of crisis. As a Jewish mother of two children with mental health diagnosis, my perspective on almost everything is filtered through the lense of their struggles with depression and anxiety. One silver lining in the dark cloud of parenting a child with mental illness is finding deeper meaning and insights into Jewish traditions and Torah teachings.
Learn about the connection of mental health and Judaism. Gain knowledge that can help your family or others in the Jewish community to better cope with uncertain times.
Read my article "Our Bodies Are Our Temples" as featured on the blog page of Prizmah: Center for Jewish Day Schools. https://prizmah.org/blog
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- Rabbi Shmuel Silber, Institute for Jewish Continuity