Quieting The Silence: Eating Disorder Awareness in the Jewish Community
Wednesday, February 3 at 7:30pm EST on zoom.
An evening of conversation about eating disorders and mental health in our communities.
Suitable for ages 16+. No cost to attend.
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS
Rabbi Loren Filson Lapidus joined the clergy team at The Temple in July 2008 and currently serves as Associate Rabbi. She was ordained at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati in 2008 where she also received a Master of Arts in Hebrew Letters. Additionally, she completed a Master of Education in Administration through a joint program with Xavier University in 2007. Learn more at the-temple.org/rabbi-lapidus.
Jocelyn Resnick (she/her) earned her Masters degree in Public Health (MPH) from the George Washington University. She is a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) and a Life & Empowerment Coach. She works with changemakers, trailblazers, activists and healers who are sick and tired of the status quo. I am passionate about helping women reclaim their voice, take up space, and create a meaningful impact on the world! Learn more at jocelynresnick.com.
Lucie Waldman is an eating disorder speaker and advocate. Her published book, The Jots of Becomings, captures the story of her recovery from her eating disorder using journal entries and narratives she wrote that contain insights and messages of hope. As someone who grew up involved in the Jewish community, the Jots of Becoming features narratives on recovering while Jewish and how it impacts different holidays, including Yom Kippur and Passover. It follows a pathway and journey to her full recovery. It is a reminder that no matter what, full recovery from an Eating Disorder is possible. Follow Lucie’s eating disorder recovery Instagram with resources she shares at @lucie_shedding_layers.
Chelsea Kronengold, MA, is an eating disorders and body liberation activist and nonprofit professional. Chelsea graduated summa cum laude from the University of Florida, subsequently receiving a masters degree in clinical psychology from Columbia University. Learn more at chelseakronengold.com.
Johanna Kandel. After recovering from a ten-year-long battle with various eating disorders, Johanna Kandel founded The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness. Since its inception in 2000, The Alliance has brought information and awareness about eating disorders to more than 340,000 individuals nationally and internationally. In addition, Johanna runs free weekly support groups, mentors individuals with eating disorders and their families, and helps thousands of people gain information and find the help they need. Learn more at allianceforeatingdisorders.com.