Ezer Mizion Presents the “Yedid Nefesh” Initiative. Because Even Strong People Sometimes Have Weak Moments.

 

pr general helping hand saving from drowningYedid Nefesh – a project of Ezer Mizion: A telephone response to every caller coping with high-pressure situations, violence, caring for a relative with mental illness, crisis situations in the family, loneliness, depression, child-raising challenges, complex relationships, questions about teen issues, and more. Continue reading Ezer Mizion Presents the “Yedid Nefesh” Initiative. Because Even Strong People Sometimes Have Weak Moments.

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When a Crisis Smashes the Family Unit to Smithereens

pr general bldg DG857322Did you ever watch a child build a block tower that you just knew was about to collapse? You understood   that if you move the green block a bit out and the blue one a bit to the left, it will balance but, otherwise, another block or two and the whole structure will come tumbling down. There in the edifice of chessed known as the Ezer Mizion building, ‘blocks’ are adjusted every day as staff members do their utmost to keep the family structure intact when a crisis hits. Rabbi Chananya Chollak, International Chairman of Ezer Mizion, and his key staff discuss the type of problems they deal with.

Let me tell you about a case we had a few years ago. A Down’s Syndrome child was born to a family and I was summoned to give the family encouragement. When I got to the house, I found both parents languishing in bed, in total depression. Continue reading When a Crisis Smashes the Family Unit to Smithereens

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