J Blog

Yom HaZikaron, An Israel Experience

Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Posted by: Rotem Cohen, Israeli Shlicha
Every year on Iyyar 3rd, a siren rings out after sunset at 8:00 PM for one minute to signify the beginning of Yom Hazikaron, national remembrance day observed in Israel for all fallen soldiers who served in the IDF and civilian victims of hostilities. During the siren, there is silence. Everyone is standing. Some with their heads down and some up, some are crying and some not, but they all stand to respect the fallen. During the next 24 hours ...
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Category: Israel

Exercise & Mental Health

Thursday, April 1, 2021
Posted by: Brenda Boyd
Recently, one of my clients (I’ll call her Billie Jo) approached me and told me that her therapist noticed she’s been happier the last few months. After they chatted a while and went through Billie Jo's schedule and activities, they came to the realization that her work outs with a trainer twice a week have changed much more than her body. Billie Jo has trained throughout the pandemic (happy anniversary, Billie Jo!) either virtually ...
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