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Bayit Coronavirus Email #9 - Online Support Space 8:45pm Tonight with Dr. Evelyn Hartman (and nightly), Zoom Melava Malka with Special Musical Guests, Phone Check-in Squad, Adar Video #5 and More

03/12/2020 07:49:23 PM

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Dear Bayit Family,

We continue to pray for the health of those who have been infected with the Covid-19 virus and the recovery of those who are ill as a result of their infection.  This email contains various updates and resources for our community - please read it thoroughly and carefully and utilize it as appropriate.

1) Local Outbreak Information
2) Bayit-led Online Support Space at 8:45pm Tonight on Zoom with Dr. Evelyn Hartman
3) Zoom Melava Malka with Special Musical Guests - Sat night 3/14, 9:15pm
4) Daily Adar Video #5 and Quarantined Households WhatsApp group!
5) Bayit Quarantine Errand Support System Continues
6) Bayit Phone Check-in Squad - volunteers and call recipients welcome!
7) Prayer from Rav Avi for Washing Hands during Coronavirus
8) Bayit COVID-19 Information Repository

 

1) Local Outbreak Information:  We continue to monitor and be in touch with public health officials and our partner institutions around Riverdale.  As we noted in our previous email today, tefillot are taking place tomorrow morning in the Main Sanctuary.  We are reevaluating our plans for Shabbat and will be in touch tomorrow.

2) Bayit-led Online Support Space at 8:45pm Tonight on Zoom with Dr. Evelyn Hartman: We will have online Zoom support space for those wishing to connect and process this experience together.  Tonight's group, open to all, will be facilitated by Bayit member and clinical psychologist and psychotherapist Dr. Evelyn Hartman.  The Zoom video chat space will be open from 8:45pm-9:30pm (click here for Zoom or dial-in audio at +1 646 558 8656; Meeting ID: 373 071 966).

The online support space continues nightly at 8:45pm.  Schedule is as follows: Sat night 3/14 (8:30pm): Dr. Seth Aronson; Sun 3/15: Aviva Braun, LCSW, Mon 3/16: Dr. Barbara Gochberg, Tue 3/17: Dr. Josh Altman, Wed 3/18: Dr. Alan Weiner, Thu 3/19: Aviva Braun, LCSW.  The link for each session is the same - here.

3) Zoom Melava Malka with Special Musical Guests - Sat night 3/14, 9:15pm: Join us on Saturday night at 9:15pm for an uplifting virtual Melava Malka featuring Rav Avi, Bayit rabbinic team, and amazing special musical guests.  Click here for Zoom or dial-in audio at +1 646 558 8656; Meeting ID: 708 918 959).

4) Daily Adar Video #5 and Quarantined Households WhatsApp Group!: Please click here - Rabbanit Bracha's bedtime story is up!  To join a WhatsApp group for quarantined individuals where rabbinic team will post these videos and messages of chizzuk, please click here.

5) Bayit Quarantine Errand Support System Continues: Reminder: an amazing group of Bayit (and beyond!) volunteers is now deployed to assist with running errands for those in quarantined households.  They have helped many people in Riverdale and Westchester!  Submit your requests here and someone will respond within a couple of hours.  Please share this resource - our community is here to help!

6) Bayit Phone Check-in Squad - volunteers and call recipients welcome!: Our Bayit has a wonderful group of volunteers calling community members to check in and connect.  If you'd like to receive a call to connect with another member of the Bayit community, or if you'd like to make calls, please contact Shira Gordon at shiragordon25@gmail.com.

7) Prayer from Rav Avi for Washing Hands during Coronavirus: Please read, use and share this tefillah from Rav Avi.

8) Bayit COVID-19 Information Repository: All the emails that we are sending about Covid-19 are posted to our website at www.thebayit.org/covid19updates.

Reminder to all to take good care of ourselves and each other.  A little unplugging from the news cycle, a little extra music and movement and breathing exercises, phone calls to friends and less-connected or at-risk folks in our Bayit and our networks - whatever works for each of us - can go a long way.

Take good care,

Rav Steven, Rav Ezra, Rabbanit Bracha, Rabba Sara and Rav Avi
Richard Langer, Executive Director
Daniel Feit, President

 

Mon, November 23 2020 7 Kislev 5781