Since the onset of the terrorist attacks on October 7, Ohel's trauma team has continued to create and curate resources and practical guidance to help us cope with the fear and anxiety around the war.

Coping with Sari, Ori and Bananas!

Watch Coping with Sari, Ori and Bananas! A puppet show for children to help them process their feelings about the war, in collaboration with Sari Kapnitikoff of That Jewish Moment. Watch Now >>

Resources for Parents

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Virtual Support Groups

In English

  • Parents of Lone Soldiers, led by Dr. Bin Goldman, PsyD, Wednesdays, 1:00 pm EST
  • Israelis Living in the USA, led by Jamie Hasson, LCSW, CCTP, and Shira Natanov, LMHC Support and Coping Skills Group, Wednesdays, 9:00 pm EST
  • Spouses of Americans in the IDF, led by Dr. Galina Biberman, PhD, LMFT, CCTP, and Dr. Hindy Rubin, PsyD, Mondays, 8:30 pm EST
  • Parenting During Wartime for English-Speaking Parents Living in Israel, led by Tamar Sheffey, LCSW, and Diana Malca Chern, LCSW Psychoeducational and Process Group, Tuesdays, 2:00 pm EST

Register for English-Speaking Virtual Support Groups >>

In Spanish - En Español

Grupos de apoyo de 3 semanas dirigido por profesionales de la salud mental.

Dirigido por: Evelyn Guttman, LMHC and Yudith Furman, LMHC, CAPP.

  • Hispanohablantes que viven en Estados Unidos y que tienen familia en Israel. Lunes, 8:00 pm EST, A partir del 30 de Octubre, 6 de Noviembre, 13 de Noviembre
  • Hispanohablantes que viven en Israel. Martes, 8:00 pm IST/1:00 pm EST, A partir del 31 de Octubre, 7 de Noviembre, 14 de Noviembre. 

Regístrese para grupos de apoyo virtuales en español >>

Resources for Children and Schools

Download these workbooks and other resources here.

Guides for Teachers and Parents

Download these guides and other resources here.

Upcoming Webinars

Never Again is Now — Coping with the Virulent Rise in Antisemitism on Monday, October 30, at 8:30 pm. Join us for this interesting and informative webinar as our panelists discuss the current state of antisemitism and share practical guidance for us to cope. Panelists: Nathan J. Diament, Executive Director of Public Policy for the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America; Jonathan Cannon, Head of School of the Ramaz School in New York City; and Hindy Poupko, Senior Vice President, Community Strategy and External Relations of UJA-Federation of New York. Moderated by David Mandel, Ohel's CEO. Register Now >>

Previous Webinars and Resources

Access previous webinars and a complete list of resources here.

LET'S TALK: The war in Israel has resulted in many dealing with increased feelings of anxiety, stress, and depression. If you are suffering and/or could benefit from speaking to a mental health professional, Ohel's team of trained therapists can help. Please call us at 718-686-3255 for an appointment.

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