Teshuvah and Tears: Cry Like Joseph

As we approach the end of the book of Genesis or Bereishit, we become entrenched in the story of Joseph. We learn of his seventeen-year-old arrogance, his interpretation of dreams (and his socially tone deaf manner of conveying them), his father Jacob’s favoritism, his brothers’ betrayal, and his eventual enslavement and rise to power inContinue reading “Teshuvah and Tears: Cry Like Joseph”

Holocaust Horrors Are…Genetic?

In my professional life I often provide trainings on mental health, trauma-informed services, and suicide safety, among many other topics. One of my favorite trainings to provide to a wide variety of audiences focuses on trauma. In this particular program, I explain how adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are positively correlated with negative health outcomes laterContinue reading “Holocaust Horrors Are…Genetic?”