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How to Survive a Pandemic with Your Spirit Intact

Thursday, 17 June, 2021 7 Tammuz 5781

7:30 PM - 9:00 PMOnline

Join us for an uplifting session to explore a range of mindfulness exercises to help get you through the pandemic with your spirit intact.

Judaism and modern psychology provide tools for surviving and thriving in uncertain times. This session will highlight how to harness the power of these resources to help you take charge in any unstable environment.

Special guest Yamila Zimerman* will present techniques connected to the discipline of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy.

Dr. Rena Secter Elbaze will highlight some of the age-old coping mechanisms available in our Jewish wisdom tool kit to be used on a daily basis. 

Held on Thursday, June 17 at 7:30 PM CST on the ZOOM platform. A link and code to the ZOOM room will be provided upon registration. Program materials will be displayed online – if you would prefer a printed booklet, we can supply one for a donation of $18 or more, which pays for the printing, and supports this and other programs.

FREE EVENT – REGISTRATION REQUIRED by Thursday, June 17 at 3 PM – fill out the form below or contact the shul office at or 204-452-3711. If you would like to make a donation in support of this and other Shaarey Zedek initiatives, you will have the opportunity during the registration process.

About our Guest: Yamila Zimerman is a graduate student completing her Master’s in Arts in Counselling Psychology. She has an Advanced Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a Minor in Family Social Sciences. She specializes in counselling those struggling with stress anxiety and wide range of emotions. She is currently a student member with the Canadian counselling and psychotherapy Association (CCPA) and will be licensed through CPPA in 2022 as a professional member. She has certification in life coaching and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBC T).

Questions? Reach out – we’re here to help!
Contact Dr. Rena Secter Elbaze, Engagement and Education Director



Please fill out the form below to register for this event, and receive a ZOOM link via email to attend.
All donations are appreciated -- suggested amount (CDN $18, $36, $54, $72, $96, $180, Other) 
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