2019 Annual Meeting FEDTalk: Celebrating Community Strength

How do healers heal others from trauma when the healers themselves have been traumatized – and who heals the healers?  I join Rabbi Shira Stern and Dr. James Young to address healing and memory in a community recovering from a collective tragedy.

Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh Annual Meeting

Thursday, September 5, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

August Wilson Center, 980 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15222


Open Book: Burnout or Moral Injury? What Nadav and Avihu Can Teach Us About the Healing Professions

Romemu, Upper West Side, New York City, March 30, 2019
Weekly Parashat HaSahvua class. Watch the livestream of the whole discussion at


Healing People in Twenty Minutes: How to Be a Human Healer Under Inhuman Conditions

March 18, 2019, Scaife Hall, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Sponsored by Pre-Health Professions Advising and the University of Pittsburgh Honors College.

Teaching future healers what the ideal encounter looks like – a relaxed setting, with someone you genuinely care about, where time just melts away. Warm weather and sunshine are a bonus.

Walk Humbly

February 21, 2019, 6:30-8:30 pm. Campbell Memorial Chapel, Chatham Univeristy, Woodland Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15232. Note the rescheduled date – we are back on!

Continuing education event hosted by Chatham University. CE credits available for Physician Assistants and Psychologists, but open to all comers. Come hear Dr. Weinkle discuss the intersection between healing and humility.

Sunday Speaker Series

Sunday, January 27, 9:30 am, Congregation Adat Shalom

368 Guys Run Road

Cheswick, PA 15024


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Meet the Author

January 20, 2019, 5:00 p.m., Pikesville, MD

Hosted by Rabbi Nina Beth Cardin and Rabbi Avram Reisner. Intimate talk and discussion of what it means to provide humane, compassionate care, in the context of Martin Luther King Weekend. https://www.facebook.com/events/2244074972473844/ to RSVP; evite details sent after RSVP.

Book Release Party

December 2, 2018
7:30-9 PM
Repair the World, 6022 Broad Street

Come celebrate the publication of Healing People, Not Patients (and the first night of Chanukah!) with us! Hear readings from the book, a little live music by the author, and enjoy latkes, doughnuts (because Chanukah) and drinks. Books available for purchase and signing. No admission fee, but bring some Chanukah gelt for some good causes, and please RSVP so we order enough yummy fried things!

B.Y.O.C. (Bring Your Own Chanukiah to light holiday candles!)