Rodef Sholom: A Reform Jewish Congregation in Marin County, California

Dan Nichols Quote

When I reach out to you and you to me, we become b'tzelem Elohim
(made in the image of God).

-- Dan Nichols, Jewish rock star, Rodef Sholom's Artist-in-Residence






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What's new at Rodef Sholom!

Breaking the Silence; Conversations about Mental Health
A four-part speaker series focusing on resilience, reducing stigma, embracing imperfection, and building a supportive community, hosted by Congregation Rodef Sholom

Part 2: Dori S. Hutchinson, Sc.D
Recovery: Beyond the shadows of psychiatric stigma, prejudice and discrimination, with Rabbi Michael Lezak
Thursday, November 19, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Sanctuary

Psychiatric illness—and the prejudice, discrimination and stigma that surrounds it—can be devastating. After a mental illness diagnosis, people are left feeling profoundly disconnected from themselves, from others, from their environments, and from meaning or purpose in their lives. Dr. Hutchinson will speak about recovery as an empowerment process that can help rebuild these important personal, social, environmental, and spiritual connections, and help confront the devastating effects of prejudice, discrimination and stigma.

Representatives from Buckelew, NAMI Marin & Jewish Family and Children's Services will join Dr. Hutchinson to speak about how their respective organizations support receovery from metnal illness in our community

Dori S. Hutchinson, Sc.D. has worked at the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation at Boston University for 31 years. She currently serves as the Director of Services Division, which serves women, men and youth with serious psychiatric illnesses.
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accessiblecongragationslogoThrough the efforts of our Kulanu/ Inclusion of Those with Disabilities Committee, Rodef Sholom has been acknowleded as an accessible congregation by the National Organization on Disability.