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Dr. Bessel Van Der Kolk & Rabbi YY Jacobson: Healing Trauma in the Jewish Community

Where Psychiatrists Get It Wrong; How Do You Know Your Therapist Is Good? Does Judaism Believe in Somatic Work? How Do We Help People with Trauma? Understanding Children's Rebellion

1 hr 24 min

Class Summary:

On Wednesday evening, January 19, 2022 (17 Shevat, 5782), the world-renowned expert on trauma, Dr. Bessel Van Der Kolk, author of "The Body Keeps the Score," had a zoom conversation with Rabbi YY Jacobson, on healing trauma in the Jewish community. It included an intimate and raw Q&A session with Fresh Start Alumni.

The program was moderated by Tova Korn, Co-Founder of Fresh Start, and Yochanan Polter, founder of Fresh Start.

Fresh Start Retreat is an intensive 7-day retreat designed for men and women who want to understand, process, and heal from unresolved trauma, neglect, and abuse. To learn more about Fresh Start Retreat Center please visit https://www.thefsrc.com

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    shulim -7 months ago

    Many have noted issues with this guy

    Can we delete this menuval now that announced he's pro-Hamas?

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      Cristina -6 months ago

      Where did you see this information?

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  • Anonymous -11 months ago

    This was really amazing. So mind opening and real. Understanding and dealing with trauma in a real way. A tremendous thank you to all those involved in making this interview happen.

    To everyone upset with things the doctor said that you don't think goes with Judiasm, he wasn't brought on this interview as a Rabbinical figure. He was brought here as a doctor and as a proffessional. Remember that we're dealing with trauma here... He's way up there in the trauma world. No one said he's a Rabbi.

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    Kj -2 years ago

    And, for those who believe that taking the freewill of another to force their agenda or belief system, GD is already moving across the nations/peoples of the world to remove all freewill in punishment as well!

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    Kj -2 years ago

    Do not let your anger, hatred and hurt make you into a victim a second, third, fourth...time, or even someone who will harm another.  The Gd of heaven writes you life's plan according to His will, if you allow Him His rightful position of Gd in your life!  That alone will assure a bright future no matter the past, and it will give power over your enemies!

    GD never gave you a right to seek vengeance or live by the ways of hell if you are a victim or are facing trauma from war, etc.  That is the lie of the god of hell who wants to use you for his nefarious purposes.

    Before you can heal, you must choose your GD.

    Remember what they have told you, sin is insanity--choosing to give up the best and blessings of Gd for that which is a moment of desires, which in the end will destroy you!

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    Kj -2 years ago

    Ah, remember....the story of Purim.  Remember your enemies who tried to destroy you.  Germany was full of mind experiments and mind studies at the hands of unsavory people, with hatred and personal agendas, trying to figure out what gives a Jew an advantage.  Joseph was also treated like and animal for pleasure and money by his brothers, and later by Pharaoh, but he always sought GD and his ways.  Unsavory exists everywhere today, as in the past.  Do not open yourselves for more pain with those who do not serve Hashem.  Their wisdom is not better.  The foundation of that wisdom is the ways of the god of hell, and long term, that wisdom is designed by the gates of hell and the god of hell to destroy you.

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