List of Self-Help Resources:
Miami Dade County Corona Virus Resources
Instacart for delivery from CVS, Publix, Milam’s Costco, Fresh Market and others
CVS Care Pass for free delivery on Rx and other essentials
List of upcoming program descriptions from Beth Or
Unless otherwise noted, all programs listed below will be offered via Zoom, an online video-conferencing platform. To access Zoom from your smart phones, download the app. To access Zoom from your computer, you’ll need a computer with a microphone, camera, and Chrome browser. If you need assistance in accessing Zoom, please contact NancyKirsner@gmail.com to arrange for a private tutorial. Check back here for the Zoom links at the time of the scheduled programs.
7:30 PM-9:00 PM
Expanding Your Horizons:
Time: Apr 5, 2020 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
I Grew Up Here
Thursday, April 16
12:30 PM-1:30 PM
Lunch and Learn with congregant, Dr. Marvin Dunn, whose family moved to Miami in 1951 when he was eleven years old. He will discuss Miami’s relationship with segregation, desegregation, Jews and blacks in the civil rights movement, changes in race and ethnicity in our community, as well as a look ahead to race relations in the coming decades. Participants will be invited to share their experiences.
Chit Chat with Rabbi Mark Kram: Corona’s Impact on Baby Boomers Wednesdays
Rabbi Mark Kram brings back Chit Chat, a weekly gathering to discuss a variety of current events and how Judaism can inform them.
Morning Movement Mindfulness Fridays
8:30 AM-9:30 AM
with Carol Kaminsky, using gentle movements in various patterns to sooth the anxious mind and calm the body. We will work with 8 movement patterns to help us feel calm when challenging emotional and mental states arise.
Tikkun Olam Morning Meditation with Rachel Fisher March 31
Navigating Difficult Emotions, by Patricia Isis, Ph.D., LMHC, ATR-BC, ATCS March 31
5:00 PM-6:00 PM
Life often brings challenging situations and with them a host of difficult emotions such as anger, fear, loneliness, confusion, and worry. Our natural instinct is to either fight, flee, or freeze when we experience these sticky feelings. But if we are to heal, we can muster the courage to be present with the emotional pain in order to live healthy lives. This session will offer the five stages of acceptance as each stage corresponds to a gradual release of emotional resistance.
Resiliency in Action: Positive Psychology Practices for Difficult times Wednesday, April 1
7:00 PM-8:00 PM
by Nancy Kirsner, PhD, TEP, CPP, OTR- How to navigate the upheaval in our lives AND still experience the good. What is resiliency and how can I activate and grow it in me? Cultivating resilient strategies – two specific practices easy to do and guaranteed to work!
Gallery of Light Presents: Creating -Inspired by Andy Goldsworthy April 1
11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Laugh, Love, Lunch & Learn Friday, April 3
12:30 PM-1:30 PM
with Nancy Kirsner, PhD, TEP, CPP, OTR– Let’s connect, share knowledge and tips about getting through the Corona Challenge! And yes, to laugh and love and share positive moments with each other.
Passover is the Time to Liberate Ourselves from Poor Eating Habits Friday, April 6
Dealing with Anxiety and Unknowns, Best strategies/practices
To Be Determined
by Nancy Kirsner, PhD, TEP, CPP, OTR
Powering Up Your Immune System: Game Changers of Eating, Moving, Sleeping
To Be Determined
by Nancy Kirsner, PhD, TEP, CPP, OTR- At every moment we have a choice and what we choose greatly impacts how we feel and show up in our lives. While you are sleeping…miracles happen in your body.
Program Descriptions from Outside Beth Or
Virtual Volunteer Opportunities from home-Donate time while keeping social distance. Virtual Volunteer Opportunities.
Meditation classes offered daily, by the Marlene Meyerson JCC, NYC by a number of well-recognized instructors. Click here for the link.
Torah Study to Sustain the Soul, with Rabbi Jonathan Slater of the Institute for Jewish Spirituality, Tuesdays, 12:00 PM-12:25 PM ET. Click here to connect.
Free online Israel courses
Free podcasts about Israeli culture, current events, Zionism and more
Free virtual tours of famous locations in Israel
Free quizzes about Israel that can be done alone or in a group
Free Hebrew online studies
Fun and Interesting Places to Visit online
World Famous Sites: