Adapting: Cultivating Gratitude During Challenging Times

The Jewish Education Project
November 18th, 2020

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Rabbi Menachem Creditor and Heather Wolfson join David Bryfman, CEO of The Jewish Education Project, for a conversation about the central role that Jewish education plays in cultivating gratitude in challenging times. 

 

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How can Jewish educators and parents teach about expressing gratitude in a year when so many people have lost so much? Rabbi Menachem Creditor of UJA-Federation of New York and Heather Wolfson of Maven Coaching and Consulting, speak with David Bryfman about the importance of taking a moment to pause and express gratitude. 

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Meet The Guests

Rabbi Menachem Creditor

Rabbi Menachem Creditor serves as the Pearl and Ira Meyer Scholar in Residence at UJA-Federation New York and was the founder of Rabbis Against Gun Violence. A frequent speaker in communities and campuses a, he was named by Newsweek as one of the fifty most influential rabbis in America.

 

 

 

Heather Wolfson

Heather Wolfson is the CEO and Lead Strategist of Maven Coaching and Consulting. Over the past 20 years, she has served as the Chief Operating Officer for M2 : The Institute for Experiential Jewish Education, Chief Program Officer at the Jewish Federation of San Diego County, Managing Director of the Avi Schaefer Fund and the Western Regional Director for Birthright Israel NEXT. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Details

Area of Work

  • EC - Early Childhood
  • FE - Family Engagement
  • DS&Y - Day Schools and Yeshivas
  • CL - Congregational Learning
  • AS&B - After School and Beyond
  • T - Teens

Resource Topic

  • Gratitude

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