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Understanding Addiction in the Jewish Community

Hello and welcome to our dedicated space for discussing and addressing addiction within the Jewish community. Our site features a diverse range of professionals, therapists, and content focused on combating and understanding addiction in the Jewish community.

Unique Challenges of Addiction in the Jewish Community

When individuals within the Jewish community struggle with addiction, it represents a specific category of challenges shaped by distinct cultural and religious factors. Substance abuse, behavioral addictions like gambling, and process addictions can all impact the Jewish community in unique ways. Often, cultural norms, religious beliefs, and community dynamics play a significant role. Addiction can manifest in various forms and can have detrimental effects on individuals' mental, social, and physical well-being.

Watch the videos below to gain insights from Jewish professionals, therapists, and advocates. These resources offer extensive knowledge on addressing addiction within the Jewish community, providing expert guidance and culturally sensitive approaches.

Professionals Who Specialize in Addiction

Nahum Spirn

Therapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

The more we accept people as they are (including ourselves!), the freer they are to change. And the harder we try to get rid of emotions and thoughts, the stronger they become.

  • 🙌 Affirming
  • 💙 Warm
  • 🤝 Collaborative
  • 🐣 Out of the box

Hannah Pasternak

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

I work with adolescents and adults of all ages to make tangible progress towards the life you envision for yourself

  • 💙 Warm
  • 🤝 Collaborative
  • 💡 Solution-oriented

Sarit Shaer

Coach, Healer & Life Coach

No one will ever love you more than you love yourself.

  • 🎯 Direct
  • 💭 Open minded
  • 🌎 Holistic
  • 💡 Solution-oriented

Shoshana Ort

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

  • 💙 Warm
  • 😃 Humorous
  • 💪 Challenging
  • 🥇 Empowering

Eli Goldberg

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW, CASAC

We are all just walking each other home - Ram Dass

  • 🧘 Calm
  • 💙 Warm
  • 😃 Humorous
  • 🙏 Spiritual

Rebecca Marcus

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

Judah Katz, MFC

Therapist, Marriage & Family Counselor, MFC

Every feeling fully felt is bliss - Joseph Campbell

  • 🥇 Empowering
  • 🎯 Direct
  • 💙 Warm

Aaron Silverman

Therapist, LMSW

#gettingtohappy

  • 😃 Humorous
  • 👂 Listener
  • 🙌 Affirming
  • 🔥 Energetic

Mordechai Weiss, LCSW

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

Expertise in treating anxiety, OCD and sex addiction

Bracha Bard-Wigdor

Therapist, LMSW, Intimacy Coach

Bridal, Birth, Budget Educator

  • 🥇 Empowering
  • 💙 Warm
  • 🤝 Collaborative
  • 💡 Solution-oriented

Daniel Schonbuch, LMFT

Therapist, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Don't aim at success. The more you aim at it and make it a target, the more you are going to miss it. For success, like happiness, cannot be pursued; it must ensue. - Viktor Frankl

  • 🥇 Empowering
  • 💙 Warm
  • 💡 Solution-oriented
  • 🙏 Spiritual

Simona Noaghiul Yland

Therapist, MD, MPH, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Fully mindful of each moment. ... "You cannot add more minutes to a day, but you can utilize each one to the fullest

Understanding and Addressing Addiction within the Jewish Community

Addiction is a pressing concern across various communities, with the Jewish community facing its own specific obstacles. While the broader societal understanding of addiction exists, the intricacies of relationships and dynamics within the Jewish community add layers of complexity. Addiction within the Jewish community can affect individuals regardless of age, gender, or background, highlighting the need for awareness and targeted interventions.

Strategies for Addressing Addiction in the Jewish Community

Effective support and treatment for Jewish individuals struggling with addiction necessitate approaches that are culturally and religiously attuned. This encompasses therapy that respects religious beliefs and cultural practices, community support networks that provide a sense of belonging and understanding, and accessible resources for recovery. Tailored therapies and interventions are developed to address the specific facets of addiction within the Jewish community. It's crucial to seek professional guidance to navigate these challenges effectively, ensuring a path towards healing and recovery. Our professionals are experts in their fields, bringing both specialized knowledge and a deep understanding of cultural nuances to their work

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