WEBINARS & VIDEOS

Ongoing

Free Crisis Management Training

The Global Good Fund and Motley Fool Ventures have joined forces to create a crisis management webinar series designed for entrepreneurs, founders and small business leaders so that their enterprises are more resilient during the COVID-19 pandemic. The sessions are led by industry experts, and focus on the framework for financial health, human resources, managing work and family, balancing wellness and health, leading a virtual team during a crisis, and crisis communications. Webinars are free and available to the public.

The Global Good Fund

Thursday, April 30

4:00 pm PST

Teen Talk: Finding Connection, Coping Strategies, and Hope for the Future

Are you feeling isolated from your friends and classmates? Unmotivated in virtual school? Worried about the future or feeling anxious about college? It’s time for teens to talk about COVID-19. Join a panel of experts and local Teen Leaders for a Community Conversation that will focus on how to find connection, motivation, and a sense of belonging during these challenging times. From accessing mental health resources to creating daily routines, we’ll talk about our collective anxiety, find creative ways to stay connected, and learn how to navigate this crisis together. This Community Conversation is open to all teens in grades 9-12.

Jewish Family Service SD

Friday, April 24

10:00 am MT

Supporting Teen Mental Health and Wellness from Afar

UpStart Feild Lab and professional staff from BaMidbar Wilderness Therapy who will spend the first portion of the program answering pre-submitted questions and leading a discussion on what we can be doing for teen mental health during this time.

UpStart

Monday, April 14

4:00 pm EST

The Science of Leading and Managing with
Resilience in Uncertain Conditions

In these uncertain times, where individuals and businesses are struggling to adapt to current conditions, leading and guiding others with resilience is more important than ever. Resilience is inside all of us but requires active effort to draw on it in. Executive coach and VP of Learning & Development at AceUp, Pratt Bennet, will present the science of leading with resilience

Institute of Coaching

Monday, April 6

1:00 pm EST

What story will we tell? Jewish textual insights for this unprecedented Passover

Wait, seder screens? Are we telling the story of a plague as we experience one? How do we celebrate anything right now? Join us as we explore essential questions in advance of Passover.

JPro Online

Thursday, April 2

12:00 pm EST

Practical Pesach Seder Ideas and Suggestions in Response to Corona

Facilitated by Aryeh Ben David.

Ayeka

On Demand

Shashank Joshi is an associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Stanford School of Medicine and an associate professor by courtesy at the Stanford Graduate School of Education. In this episode of School’s In with GSE Dean Dan Schwartz and Senior Lecturer Denise Pope, he talks about the overall state of mental health among young people, and how parents and teachers can identity and support students who suffer from mental health problems.

Stanford Graduate School of Education

On Demand

Learn strategies, experiences and lessons learned from top event marketing leaders who have walked through the fire more than once and lived to talk about it. They'll share how they've managed past crisis situations and how they're adapting and making decisions around the current coronavirus situation.

SplashThat

On Demand

Real Leadership in Surreal Times

Each of our organizations is responding to the Coronavirus pandemic in different ways, and as conditions change, we need to continue to adapt our responses. We spoke with leaders from three community organizations to hear how they’ve been making decisions, remaining flexible, and leading the way.

JPro Online

Tuesdays,

April 7, 14, 21, 28

8:00 pm EST

Wednesdays, April 8, 22, 29

1:00 pm EST

Jewish Meditation for Calm and Resilience

Drop in for a meditation session, led by an experienced Jewish mindfulness meditation instructor. These sessions will help you develop your ability to pay attention to the present moment, cultivate calmness, practice kindness towards yourself and others, and respond to this difficult moment more wisely and skillfully.

JPro Online

On Demand

Mah Nishtanah HaLilah HaZeh?

How do we best support our staff and families to prepare for a festive Pesach that will likely look very different from years past? We invite you to bring your favorite resources which we’ll explore together with colleagues along with approaches and modalities to inject meaning, humor and ruach and create memorable connections for all ages.

The Jewish Education Project

Tuesdays, April 7

11:30 am EST

 

Thursdays, April 2

11:30 am EST

Mindfulness for Educators During this Time of Stress

In this time of almost constant change and high anxiety, we are thinking about ways to support you and reduce your stress. Some schools have asked for mental health and mindfulness resources. In response, we have created a mindfulness webinar series. During each webinar, Yael Shy will facilitate a mindfulness practice that is designed help us reduce our stress or anxiety.

The Jewish Education Project

On Demand

Opening Rituals, Icebreakers and
Intention-Setting

Opening rituals, icebreakers and intention-setting activities - all educators welcome for this webinar as we model these methodologies for both Jewish philanthropy education and for the general field of experiential Jewish education.

Jewish Teen Funders Network

On Demand

Grounded Hope in a Time of Contagion, with Lee Daniel Kravetz

During this global pandemic, we are facing not only a viral contagion but also a set of psychological contangions of fear, hopelessness and loneliness. At the same time, there's opportunity to recognize our situation and draw on positive psychology to find grounded hope for today and for the future. Drawing from ideas in his two bestsellers, Strange Contagion and Supersurvivors, author Lee Daniel Kravetz will describe our global situation today, talk to students about where you are in this moment and how to catch hope, community and resilience.

Jewish Teen Funders Network

Wednesday, May 20

7:00 pm EST

TED Masterclass: TED x BBYO x Mental Health

Come be inspired and learn about addressing, coping and overcoming mental health challenges. Together we will celebrate mental health awareness month and the power that each individual brings to their community.

BBYO On Demand

Tuesday, April 28

5:00 pm PST

Navigating Work and Life During COVID-19

As the global community is dealing with containing the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are experiencing real changes in our day-to-day lives, as we adjust to the new normal. We need to be there for each other. The LeanIn.Org community is creating the space to do this through the power of virtual Lean In Circles, a series of free discussion events that provide space for guided conversation and the opportunity to connect with others.

Lean In

Wednesday, April 22

2:00 pm EST

Creating Granting Ceremonies, Year-End Celebrations and Graduations Online

Join us as we share tips, tricks, best practices, activities and resources in order to adapt your granting ceremonies, year-end celebrations, and graduations for an online space. All educators welcome for this webinar as we model these methodologies for both Jewish philanthropy education and for the general field of experiential Jewish education.

Jewish Teen Funders Network

Tuesday, April 7

2:00 pm EST

A group conversation on our work in the time of COVID-19

The JTFN TalkABOUT is an unstructured group conversation designed to create an open space for educators to voice challenges and concerns in their work.  This session will focus on the many unforeseen challenges we are all currently facing and will give us an opportunity to come together and share as a community in order to support one another.

Jewish Teen Funders Network

Monday, April 6

2:00 pm EST

Soulful Passover Preparation

This seder night will be different from all others. Let’s start to prepare ourselves soulfully for the seder. Soon we will all become storytellers. How can our own stories of resilience and hope inspire us as we greet the holiday of Spring? How can we help our children become storytellers of hope too?

Ayeka

Thursday, April 2

10:00 am EST

Coffee and Community: Youth Professionals

For Teen Engagement Professionals who serve youth and teens in synagogues, JCCs, and other settings. Join Jodie Goldberg and Rebecca Ruberg to share successes, offer support around challenges, and consider what is coming next. 

The Jewish Education Project

On Demand

In this unprecedented time of social distancing, it’s even harder to know how to help when we sense our teens are anxious or depressed. In this FREE, insightful, and practical Zoom workshop, led by Jocelyn Meza, Ph.D. and Tamar Kodish, M.A. from The Youth Stress and Mood Program at UCLA, parents will learn to distinguish between typical teen behaviors and feelings and clinical symptoms of anxiety and depression. Download Workshop Slides HERE.

The Jewish Federation

of Greater Los Angeles

On Demand

How to Move Your Life Events Online

As a result of COVID-19, many top event marketers are moving their live events online — creating engaging webinars and virtual meetups rather than opting to cancel. Join Splash's Zach Napolitano, Director of Education, and Faisal Mawani, Technical Solutions Consultant, as they share an array of strategies for hosting events online, focusing on webinars, meetups, and livestreams.

SplashThat

On Demand

Living and Leading with Courage and Resilience

In a time of widespread fear and anxiety for ourselves, our families, and our world, how can we cultivate and model the qualities of courage and resilience? Rabbi Josh Feigelson and Rabbi Marc Margolius of the Institute for Jewish Spirituality lead a session introducing Jewish mindfulness practice as a practical tool which can help us identify, develop, and strengthen these qualities within ourselves.

JPro Online

On Demand

Coronavirus COVID-19 for Educators

The Jewish Education Project continues to create numerous Coronavirus COVID-19 resources for Educators - visit their website for upcoming webinars and recordings.

The Jewish Education Project

On Demand

Zoom's Interactive Tools, Introduction Part 2

You’ve been on Zoom calls… now you need to run your own? Or, teach other people how to do it?!? Join us in the Zoom sandbox to explore the interactive tools that engage learners and make the most of synchronous online learning.

The Jewish Education Project

On Demand

Adapting Your Teen Sessions for an Online Gathering

Adapting teen sessions for an online gathering - as many of your programs are going to be utilizing online platforms going forward, join us as we share tips, tricks, best practices and activities in order to enhance your online sessions. Open to all educators.

Jewish Teen Funders Network

On Demand

The Dose of Self-Care and Humor You Need Right Now, with Tara Schuster

Learn from a hilarious Comedy Central executive how she balanced adulting with anxiety. Tara will speak to students about the subject of her book, "Buy Yourself The F*cking Lilies: And Other Rituals to Fix Your Life From Someone Who's Been There”: the story of her path to re-parenting herself and becoming a “ninja of self-love.” She’ll show you how to fake gratitude until you feel it, identify your self-limiting beliefs, kick them to the curb, and start living a life you choose, and create a life you truly, totally LOVE!

Jewish Teen Funders Network

On Demand

Why is this Passover Different Than All Others? With Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Join Former Chief Rabbi of UK, Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks to learn about how Passover has a deep message of hope at a time of great fear and uncertainty.

Jewish Teen Funders Network

Thursday, April 30

2:30 pm EST

Parenting and Technology in a Pandemic

Socrates Program and Aspen Digital

We’ve been told to limit our children’s screen time, but now their academic and social lives have gone drastically digital. How can we mitigate the negative effects, and still get a little peace and quiet ourselves?

The Aspen Institute

Wednesday, April 22

1:00 pm EST

Protocols for Safeguarding Children and Teens in Online Communication

Due to extraordinary public health circumstances, youth-serving organizations are quickly moving their operations and programming online. Sacred Spaces recognizes the enormous demands on organizations during this difficult time. It is a period of transition, adaptation, and learning. Join Shira Berkovits, President and CEO of Sacred Spaces, for a webinar and Q&A on safeguarding children and teens in online environments. This webinar is intended for those working in youth-serving organizations who are responsible for overseeing online communication and programming or those who are directly communicating with youth and parents on behalf of the organization.

Sacred Spaces

Ongoing

Virtual Meetups

From Covid-19 to Passover to genera well being during this time, we want you to stay connected and informed, so we’ve created meet-ups that anyone is welcome to join.

The Jewish Federations of North America

Monday, April 6

12:00 pm EST

Negotiating Work-Life Balance When Everyone is Home with Alexandra Carter

In an unprecedented time when everyone has suddenly returned home, how do we negotiate with loved ones for work time (and space)? How can we balance work obligations with responsibilities for school instruction and child care? What can we do to negotiate flexible arrangements with our organizations? And how do we maintain our sanity through it all?

ICM Speakers

Monday, April 6

3:30 pm PST

Navigating Without a Map: A JFS Webinar for Parents

Join us for a special Zoom webinar with two local pediatricians, doctors Don Shifrin and Lelach Rave, who will provide tips and answer some of your most pressing questions about parenting in the time of COVID-19. 

Jewish Family Service Seattle

Thursday, April 2

2:00 pm EST

Parenting in a Pandemic: Home-schooling, canceled B'nei Mitzvah and what will happen to camp? 

Jodi Rudoren, Editor-in-Chief of the Forward, will host a conversation about how Jewish parents are approaching and adapting to this new reality featuring David Bryfman, CEO of The Jewish Education Project; Meira Colton, 7th grader at Seattle Girls’ School; Jeremy Fingerman, CEO of Foundation for Jewish Camp; Stephanie Ives, Head of School at Beit Rabban; and Meredith Lewis, Director of Content, Education and Family Experience at PJ Library.

The Jewish Education Project

On Demand

In times of crisis, what can teens teach us about staying connected and building community? Join us for a virtual panel moderated by David Bryfman, CEO of The Jewish Education Project, and featuring inspiring teens who will share their experiences during the Coronavirus outbreak.

The Jewish Education Project

On Demand

Caring for Ourselves and Our Communities

Our cities, our communities, our organizations, our families, ourselves - at all levels, this is a difficult and constantly changing time that requires resilience and care. Participants had the chance to join a breakout room with one of four JPRO Board members about one dimension of cultivating resilience.

JPro Online

Wednesdays, April 8, 22, 29

1:00 pm EST

Peer Discussion Groups for Jewish Community Professionals

You are invited to take part in weekly peer-to-peer processing sessions.These sessions will be in small groups, moderated by a licensed social worker with expertise in group work. The purpose of these groups is to create a safe, confidential space to explore the challenges and opportunities the Coronavirus Pandemic has presented to us.

JPro Online

On Demand

Caring for Yourself and Others in a Time of Crisis

In this time of increased anxiety and stress, we are seeking strategies that provide emotional support so that we can be there for our communities. Join us for a pre-Shabbat opportunity for reflection and renewal with Dr. Betsy Stone, psychologist and adjunct professor at HUC-JIR, and Naomi Less, Founding Ritual Leader and Associate Director at LabShul,  as we explore responses that will help us, our learners, and their families cope during this crisis.

The Jewish Education Project

On Demand

Navigating Safety Boundaries in Online Educations

Join Rachel Bayar as she teaches us about a new set of guidelines that are needed to promote greater awareness of safety issues that emerge from online learning.

The Jewish Education Project

On Demand

JTFN TalkABOUT: A group conversation on our work in the time of COVID-19

An unstructured group conversation designed to create an open space for educators to voice challenges and concerns in their work.  This session will focus on the many unforeseen challenges we are all currently facing and  and share as a community in order to support one another. 

Jewish Teen Funders Network

On Demand

Confronting Crisis with Creativity: Art as Self Care, with Mads Deshazo

Join artist Mads Deshazo and college students from around the country in this 90 minute virtual session to engage in the Jewish Studio Process to create art using materials that you find in your home and wisdom from old texts and modern sources as we come together to take care of ourselves and each other during this time of global response to illness.

Jewish Teen Funders Network

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