Leiby and Sarah: Child Sexual Abuse - Validation and Recovery

February 28, 2017

Listen to a most moving, and insightful convesration betweem Leiby, a survivor of child sexual abuse and Sarah, his OHEL therapist. Leiby, now an adult in his late twenties, shares his life story in this very candid, alarming but also inspiring conversation.

 

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Ruth and Hanna, Life After the Suicide of a Son

August 16, 2016
Listen to a most moving conversation between Ruth and Hanna, two devoted and loving mothers who lost their respective sons to suicide. They open their door and share their pain, the challenges, and their very important message confronting mental illness and stigma in the community.
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Jason and Mark, Jewish Gamblers Anonymous

May 4, 2016
Listen to a most revealing conversation between Jason and Mark, two individuals who are in recovery at a Jewish Gamblers Anonymous program. They share their very personal stories of gambling addiction, how with the financial pressures of today, it can happen to anyone, the impact of gambling on their families, and their respective decisions to finally reach out for professional help.
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Aviva and Michael, Dating As Older Singles

April 19, 2016
Listen to a revealing conversation between Aviva and Michael, two single friends looking to get married who are in their late thirties and early forties respectively. Together they share their collective and individual insights into the unique challenges of dating as elder singles. They reflect on their personal dating histories, family, peer and community pressure, issues of compatibility, personality, education, observance levels, gender differences and the role of the community.

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Batsheva and David, Dating and Mental Illness

April 12, 2016

An insightful conversation between Batsheva and David, two individuals with mental illness who are both looking to date and get married. They talk about their lives, their unique challenges, attitudes within the community and their hopes and dreams in finding their bashert, their soul mate.

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Devorah and Yonatan, Divorce and Remarriage

April 11, 2016
A revealing conversation between Devorah and Yonatan, two friends who both divorced in their twenties. Now in their thirties, they share the difficulty that led to their respective decisions of divorce, their time adapting to single-hood, reevaluating their lives and their different pathways that led them to new-found happy marriages.
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Shira and Hindie, Growing Up Abused By Parents

April 11, 2016

A troubling but inspiring conversation between Shira and Hindie. Shira is a mental health professional who herself was a victim of abuse. Abuse she suffered at the hands of her parents. This is the first time that Shira has shared her story with Hindie, a fellow mental health professional, in the hope she can help other victims of trauma.

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Avi and Yitzchak, Second Generation Holocaust Survivors

April 11, 2016

A moving conversation between Avi and Yitzchak - two friends who grew up as second generation Holocaust Survivors. Both now in their late fifties with children and grandchildren of their own, Avi and Yitzchak share together their upbringing experiences, some starkly identical, some not - and reflect upon how they believe the trauma of the Holocaust on their parents directly affected their own lives and that of their own children.

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