As we watch the horrors unfold in Ukraine, and the millions of people (many of them children) become displaced, we are reminded once again of how quickly one’s life can be turned upside down. Overnight, people are losing their homes and their livelihoods, and families are becoming separated. Many[...]
By Mindy Teele • Hag Sameach Coordinator
“The Passover story is the Jewish people’s original story of becoming strangers in a strange land. It is the story that reminds us that we, too, have stood in the shoes of refugees and asylum seekers in search of safety and liberty. As we lift our v[...]
Eva Neubeck with her grandchildren
Can you tell us a little about yourself and your background?
I am a first generation American born to parents who fled Nazi Germany in 1939. Beautifully resilient people, their parenting style included nurturing meaningful friendships, creating supportive co[...]
By Leah Persky, PhD & CFLE, Family Life Education Manager
The news out of Ukraine is tragic. The senseless acts of violence perpetrated by a power-hungry dictator are ripping apart the lives of millions of people. The images we see of families and children and elderly people fleeing with the[...]