Transforming the way the Jewish community understands and responds to
MENTAL ILLNESS & ADDICTIONS.
WHAT WE DO
In the Jewish community, discussions about mental illness and substance abuse tend to be rare, if they happen at all. As a result, many individuals and their families suffer in private and lack the information necessary to address their issues. The Blue Dove Foundation is working toward advancing these conversations, eradicating shame and educating the community.
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We Provide Resources for Education, Awareness & Outreach
What the Blue Dove Offers
Mental Health & Judaism Resources
Share Personal Stories
Create and Facilitate Workshops for Jewish Organizations
Publications, Kippahs, Toolkits & More
Recent Articles and Resources
Daniel Greyber is rabbi at Beth El Synagogue in Durham, NC, author of Faith Unravels: A Rabbi’s Struggle with Grief and God and recently served as Team USA Rabbi at the 19th World Maccabiah Games in Israel. Formerly a Jerusalem Fellow at the Mandel Leadership Institute, faculty member at the
Creativity is a godly activity. According to Jewish tradition, every story in the Torah is included for a reason. Rabbi Joseph Soloveitchik, a 20th-century scholar, wrote in “Halakich Man” that the reason the story of creation was included in the Torah was to teach us to be creative — just