Tips to Navigate Working from Home

Parenting Blog Posts

Betsy Brown Braun’s blog offers wonderful resources, including Parenting in a Pandemic. She is also doing virtual consultations for those who would like to consult with a parenting expert. For older siblings at home (ages six and older), her post about Talking to Kids about the Coronavirus is very helpful. 

This blog post from First Things First talks about using FaceTime to help young children and relatives connect. It also includes tips to keep young children engaged during your virtual meet ups.

Connect with Us

Don’t forget to check your KI emails for zoom links to Monday morning Coffee with Rabbi Hyman at 8:00am, Tuesday lunch with Rabbi Amy at 12:00pm, and Thursday cocktail hour with Rabbi Daniel at 8:30pm.

Coronavirus Q&A with Dr. Jeffrey Klausner (March 16, 2020)

On Monday, March 16th, Dr. Jeffrey Klausner provided invaluable information in a Q&A regarding the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. The event was hosted by Rabbi Amy Bernstein and was viewed live by nearly 100 families. 

Dr. Klausner is a Professor of Medicine and Public Health at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine and Fielding School of Public Health in the Division of Infectious Diseases and Department of Epidemiology. He earned his Medical Degree from Cornell University Medical College with Honors in Research. He completed his Residency in Internal Medicine at the New York University—Bellevue Hospital Center. Dr. Klausner earned his Master’s in Public Health with a focus on International Health and Epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health. After that training, Dr. Klausner was an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dr. Klausner completed his Fellowship in Infectious Diseases at the University of Washington, Seattle, under the mentorship of Professor King Holmes.

Dr. Klausner is a frequent advisor to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health, the World Health Organization, and a popular public speaker.

For more information on Dr. Klausner’s background, education, and publications, please click here.

If you’d like to view Dr. Klausner’s March 14th televised interview on KCAL 9, please click here.

Moments of Connection

A beautiful moment in Jerusalem, while families stay home, but find a way to connect by doing a balcony sing-a-long.

More Information from Kehillat Israel

For more information and updates, click here for the Coronavirus Updates page of Kehillat Israel’s website.