UJA LONG ISLAND COVID-19 RESOURCES
Class Date/Time Meeting Details
New: Prime Time on ZOOM!
In partnership with Young Israel Lawrence Cedarhurst we invite you to join us for:
Chair Exercise
Followed by Parsha Discussion with Rabbi Yaakov TrumpALL ARE WELCOME! “BRING” A FRIEND!
Mondays, 11:00 AM – 12:00PM

DATES:
Monday, June 8
Monday, June 15

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Meeting ID: 903 219 2503Susan Sachs, M.S. Ed
Volunteer Project Coordinator
susan.sachs@guraljcc.org
Conundrum: Pandemic/ Quarantine Solution???
Get off the STRESS EXPRESS with MINDFULNESS 
Join our wonderful meditation teacher, Patricia Orshan for an hour of practices/techniques to calm and enhance managing emotions and relationships in these challenging times.
 
PLEASE HAVE A SMALL ITEM OF FOOD ON HAND FOR A SPECIAL MINDFULNESS EXERCISE
Open to All.
Jun 5, 2020 10:00 AM
Jun 12, 2020 10:00 AM
Jun 19, 2020 10:00 AM
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Meeting ID: 820 6572 6581
Password: 299281

Rachayle Deutsch
Cultural Arts and Education Director
Kadima Program Coordinator
rachayle.deutsch@guraljcc.org
(516) 569-6733 x 222

Chair Stretch and Tone
WOMEN’S CLASS with Barbara WeinbergDon’t let the “Chair” fool you!
This class is designed to be challenging yet suitable for ALL fitness levels.
Using our own body as resistance, we will strengthen and then stretch, every muscle group,
A full body workout from head to toeAll from the “comfort” of your own chair!
Jun 8, 2020 09:00 AM
Jun 15, 2020 09:00 AM
Jun 22, 2020 09:00 AM
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Meeting ID: 810 9963 2748
Password: 206916

Rachayle Deutsch
Cultural Arts and Education Director
Kadima Program Coordinator
rachayle.deutsch@guraljcc.org
(516) 569-6733 x 222

Zoom Pilates session from Barbara’s studio with Barbara Weinberg

Strengthen, lengthen and  build muscles. Increase balance and endurance. All levels welcome. For women only.

Weekly on Wednesdays at 9am

Please RSVP. For more information regarding upcoming classes, please reach out to Rachayle

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Meeting ID: 895 6278 8591
Password: 687149

Rachayle Deutsch
Cultural Arts and Education Director
Kadima Program Coordinator
rachayle.deutsch@guraljcc.org
(516) 569-6733 x 222
RESTORATIVE AYURVEDIC YOGA FLOW

Yoga is a sequence of movements, balance and stretches practiced in sync with your breath.

Ancient Ayurveda, the latest wellness buzzword, enhances the flow by aligning with the current season and time.

For women only.

Weekly on Tuesdays AND Thursdays at 9:30am

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Meeting ID: 826 6365 2831
Password: 474355

Rachayle Deutsch
Cultural Arts and Education Director
Kadima Program Coordinator
rachayle.deutsch@guraljcc.org
(516) 569-6733 x 222
BOOK CLUB DISCUSSIONS VIA ZOOM
with Liz Ropers

THE GIVER OF STARS

by Jojo Moynes
The Giver of Stars is based on the true story of a group of women who became the Packhorse Librarians of Kentucky. What happens to them is a lesson in valuing our connection to others and finding love in unexpected places.
THE SECRETS WE KEPT
by Lara Prescott
The Secrets we Kept combines a legendary love story- that of Boris Pasternak and his muse Olga- with a narrative about women who lead lives of intrigue and risk.
THE GIVER OF STARS
June 9, 2020 2:00 pm

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Meeting ID: 860 6142 5549
Password: 868058

THE SECRETS WE KEPT
June 23, 2020 2:00 pm

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Meeting ID: 853 0582 8283
Password: 031771

Rachayle Deutsch
Cultural Arts and Education Director
Kadima Program Coordinator
rachayle.deutsch@guraljcc.org
(516) 569-6733 x 222
HEBREW CONVERSATION
with educator and pedagogical consultant – Dina ShalevWE ALL  HAVE A LOT ON OUR MINDS RIGHT NOW.  LET’S TALK ABOUT IT – IN HEBREW!
Weekly Monday AND Thursdays at 4pm

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Meeting ID: 825 0455 0315
Password: 181508

Rachayle Deutsch
Cultural Arts and Education Director
Kadima Program Coordinator
rachayle.deutsch@guraljcc.org
(516) 569-6733 x 222
Conversational Spanish Tuesdays at 11:00am

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Meeting ID: 837 4245 2605
Password: 801843

Rachayle Deutsch
Cultural Arts and Education Director
Kadima Program Coordinator
rachayle.deutsch@guraljcc.org
(516) 569-6733 x 222
Insights into Shmoneh Esrei JCC series with Michal Horowitz 

Join us as we learn the meaning of brochos, insights and understanding of the words we say every day and enrich and enhance our daily prayers

We will continue our exploration of the brachos of the Amidah with relevant, exciting insights into the bracha of Bareich Aleinu/Birkas Ha’Shanim which is the prayer for a bountiful year of sustenance
Participation in prior classes is NOT necessary to benefit from the learning.
Please join us for an informative and interesting shiur over Zoom!
All who register and pay for the class will also receive an MP3 recording of the session from Michal after the class.

$15 per class

Tuesday, June 9
(please note time)

12:00pm-1:00pm

Rachayle Deutsch
Cultural Arts and Education Director
Kadima Program Coordinator
rachayle.deutsch@guraljcc.org
(516) 569-6733 x 222
Kadima Women’s Support Group Weekly on Wednesdays at 7:30pm
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Meeting ID: 818 1600 1246
Password: 788938
Rachayle Deutsch
Cultural Arts and Education Director
Kadima Program Coordinator
rachayle.deutsch@guraljcc.org
(516) 569-6733 x 222
KADIMA BOYS’ GROUP

Our Kadima Boys’ Friendship Group is open to boys ages 6-11 and will include a variety of activities and meaningful discussions centered around single parent family issues.  Led by social worker Debbie Bienenfeld.

Jun 10, 2020 06:00 PM
Jun 17, 2020 06:00 PM
Jun 24, 2020 06:00 PM
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Meeting ID: 843 1172 9715
Password: 505171

Rachayle Deutsch
Cultural Arts and Education Director
Kadima Program Coordinator
rachayle.deutsch@guraljcc.org
(516) 569-6733 x 222
KADIMA GIRLS’ GROUP
with Jill Alper 
Open to Kadima girls ages 6-11 and will include a variety of fun activities and meaningful discussions centered around single parent family issues.
Jun 8, 2020 06:00 PM
Jun 15, 2020 06:00 PM
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Meeting ID: 865 0187 4920
Password: 777453
Rachayle Deutsch
Cultural Arts and Education Director
Kadima Program Coordinator
rachayle.deutsch@guraljcc.org
(516) 569-6733 x 222
Zoom Coffee and Conversation
with Jill Alper, LMSW
for divorced and widowed men and women looking for additional support and socialization in a warm, welcoming and safe circle
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Meeting ID: 849 6874 2025
Password: 683976
Rachayle Deutsch
Cultural Arts and Education Director
Kadima Program Coordinator
rachayle.deutsch@guraljcc.org
(516) 569-6733 x 222
Student Loan Covid-19 Debt Management Webinar

NYLAG has added a new webinar for our clients – Student Loan Relief Under CARES Act.  The webinar can be accessed at link below.  This is the third in their series – previous webinars:  1) General Financial Management Advice-Covid 19 and 2) NYS Unemployment Insurance and Federal Benefits.

Key Issues Addressed in Student Loan Webinar (about 15 minutes):

  • Which student loans are covered under the CARES Act
  • How to identify your loans
  • Administrative forbearance on interest and principal
  • Interest rates and coverage period
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness during the forbearance
  • Defaulted student loans
  • Credit agencies
  • Private student loans

Individual consultations with Mark Alpert, NYLAG financial advisor, can be arranged by contacting Rachayle (516) 569-6733 ext. 222 or by e-mailing rachayle.deutsch@guraljcc.org.

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Art and Bingo
Materials needed:
White piece of paper 4″x5″ (can use a standard envelope cut in half)
Pencil
Marker
Ruler
Scissors
24 pennies or buttons
Monday, June 8, 4:00pm
Meeting ID: 934 684 5121
Password: 332087

Erica Brown
Studio Arts Director
erica.brown@guraljcc.org
(516) 569-6733 x309

Art for All
Looking for something to do?Materials needed:
Colored paper, 2 pipe cleaners, tissue paper, toilet paper roll, and small piece of wrapping paper to go around it, glue, scissors, tape, pencil & markers
Tuesday, June 9, 4pm
Meeting ID: 934 684 5121
Password: 332087
Erica Brown
Studio Arts Director
(516) 569-6733 x309

R.I.S.E.
Resources, Inspiration, Support, Education

Reva Judas, founder of NechamaComfort, will be conducting a Zoom meeting in place of her in-person session at the Gural JCC.
Please join us at this free, confidential support group addressing the challenges of living with miscarriage and infant loss.
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Meeting ID: 630 997 6166
Password: 295019

Rachayle Deutsch
Cultural Arts and Education Director
Kadima Program Coordinator
rachayle.deutsch@guraljcc.org
(516) 569-6733 x 222
Traumatic Brain Injury Support Group (TBI)
Join us for ongoing socialization, emotional support and friendship.
Mondays 1:00 – 1:45 p.m.
Zoom meeting ID: 623 103 8986
Lisa Barnett, LCSW-R
(516) 569-6733 x210
Anxiety and Coping Support Group
Dealing with loss, isolation, and anxiety during Covid-19? Please join us to discuss and learn different mechanism and coping skills to help you through this difficult time.
Mondays, 11:00am-12:00pm Please email judy.goldberg@guraljcc.org or call 516-569-6733 ext 224.
Parkinson Support Group
Coping Strategies, education and support
Cathy Byrne
Gerontologist/RN with 35 years of experience working with Parkinson’s clients.
Tuesdays, 12pm Contact Cathy Byrne at cathy.byrne@guraljcc.org or (516) 569-6733 x 220 for meeting details.
Caregivers Group The Caregivers group will take place every other Tuesday from 7:00 pm-8:30 Please e-mail judy.goldberg@guraljcc.org or call 516-569-6733 ext 224
Russian Division

Russian Language
beginning Tuesday, July 7, 2020
children 4 and up
4:00 pm to 4:45 pm
children are placed in groups based on proficiency
$15.00 per class – 6 classes
Art/drawing
beginning Monday, July 6, 2020
children 4 and up
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
children are placed in groups based on age
$15.00.00 per class – 6 classes
Chess beginners
beginning Wednesday, July 8, 2020
children 6 and up
5:00 pm to 5:45 pm
children are placed in groups based on experience
$20.00 per class – 6 classes
Chess advanced
beginning Wednesday, July 8, 2020
6:00 pm to 7:15 pm
$20.00 per class – 6 classes
Curious World
beginning Thursday, July 9, 2020
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
$15.00 per class
age 7+
It’s a perfect program for curious kids. Nature and Science, music and theatre – everything that surrounds us is tightly connected. Children will discover many interesting facts about the World we live in through fun games, rhythmic tasks,
scientific experiments, will learn how to make dolls and simple stage decorations. We will talk about music, famous actors, sound effects and much more.
Virtual Art Workshop
We would like to offer you a series of biweekly virtual art workshops for children 7 years old and up.

Each program will  begin with a lecture and discussion of a certain art topic and conclude with an art project.

Taught by artist Natasha Potyomkin.
Please register for the First workshop of the series that is planned for MONDAY, June 8, 2020 at 4:30 pm
Price is $15.00 per class
Workshops will take place every 2 weeks. This is a Summer program so we are planning on 6 workshops in all.
Monday June 8, 2020
Monday June 22, 2020
Monday July 6, 2020
Monday July 20, 2020
Monday August 3, 2020
Monday August 17, 2020
Yulia Gross
Russian Division
Children’s Programming Director
yulia.gross@guraljcc.org
(516) 852-2277
O.K.A.Y.
Our Kids Abroad in Yisrael
A networking group for moms whose children live in Israel
Meeting ID: 997 7470 3070
Password: 223715

Rachayle Deutsch
Cultural Arts and Education Director
Kadima Program Coordinator
rachayle.deutsch@guraljcc.org
(516) 569-6733 x 222

Support Group for Adults with Disabilities
Support Group for Adults with Disabilities to connect, share resources, and support each other during the COVID 19 outbreak.
Wednesdays at 11:00 AM Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 822 0774 9750
Password: 569541Amy Feldman
amy.feldman@guraljcc.org
(516) 569-6733 x213
LIFE Virtual Game Night for Adults with Disabilities
Social/Recreational group for adults with disabilities. Participate in Virtual Game Night through Zoom (i.e. Scattegories, Last Word, Hangman, Pictionary etc.).  Enjoy opportunities to connect and develop friendships.
Mondays at 7:00 PM
Meeting ID: 861 9788 4107
Password: 996044

Amy Feldman
amy.feldman@guraljcc.org
(516) 569-6733 x213

Book Club for Adults with Disabilities
Join us to listen to and enjoy the book being read. Ask questions, share ideas and have discussions about the story.  Our First Book:  Wonder by R.J.Palacio  You do not need to have the book. We will be reading it together.
Tuesdays at 11:00 AM Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 843 9411 0729
Password: 270545Amy Feldman
amy.feldman@guraljcc.org
(516) 569-6733 x213
Chaverim Via Zoom Jun 11, 2020 01:00 PM
Jun 18, 2020 01:00 PM
Jun 25, 2020 01:00 PM
Jul 2, 2020 01:00 PM
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Meeting ID: 836 0656 8984
Password: 818079
Rachayle Deutsch
Cultural Arts and Education Director
Kadima Program Coordinator
rachayle.deutsch@guraljcc.org
(516) 569-6733 x 222
Older Well Adults – Zoom Shalom Club

Exercise, followed by a discussion regarding self care and resiliency.

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11am Anyone interested to please e-mail judy.goldberg@guraljcc.org and she can send anyone a link to join via e-mail if necessary.
Second Generation Survivors Support Group

The Marion and Aaron Gural JCC is proud to initiate a new, vital program for second generation survivors –

Preserving our Parents’ Legacy
Discussion, education and projects to preserve our cherished memories

Jun 17, 2020 11:00 AM
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Meeting ID: 851 3364 4435
Password: 066209

For further information, call Judy Goldberg, LMSW at 516-569-6733 ext 224 or email judy.goldberg@guraljcc.org.

Leo The Lion

Hand Prints:
Hand Prints Art Project
Materials:
Colored paper
White paper
Paint or ink pad
Scissors
Straws
Glue
1 black pipe cleaner cut in half
Googly eyes.

Directions:

Dip hand in paint or press onto ink pad and make hand prints on the white paper. Cut them out. Do one picture at a time and have fun.

Cassie Stephens’ Blog: https://cassiestephens.blogspot.com

Cereal Box Puzzle

The Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug dependence is offering clinicians on call 24 hours a day 631-979-1700.

National Alliance for Mentally Ill offering telephone support for those coping with a loved one with mental health issues during this time of crisis. 1-800-950-6264

Disaster Distress Helpline 24/7 365 days a year 1-800-985-5990

Stay Calm During this Crisis: https://www.calm.com/blog/take-a-deep-breath

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America is offering the following services to families

  • “Virtual” therapeutic programs such as music, art and dance therapy to serve individuals who either cannot, or are advised not to, leave their homes. Visit their Facebook page to participate.
  • The AFA Helpline remains open with its normal hours of operation (9 am to 9 pm ET on weekdays, 9 am to 3 pm ET on weekends). Connect with a licensed social worker by calling 866-232-8484, through our website, alzfdn.org, by clicking on the blue and white chat icon in the bottom right-hand corner of the page or by sending a text message to 646-586-5283 (the web chat and text chat accepts conversations in more than 90 languages).
  • The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America can be reached @ 866-232-8484.

American Society on Aging has webinars for caregivers – www.asaging.org

Pre-recorded Webinar with Mark Alpert: Coronavirus and its Impact on Personal Finances

What to know and How to protect yourself during COVID 19 Outbreak: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has guidance on managing mental health and coping during COVID-19 for children and caregivers

The Child Mind Institute resources on how to talk about COVID-19

The World Health Organization (WHO) has information on travel, media resources, and other research on COVID-19

Anxiety and Depression Association of America provides some strategies and tips for coping with COVID-19 anxiety

Boys Town has information on talking to children about the information they are hearing

https://www.autismspeaks.org/science-news/what-should-autism-community-know-about-coronavirus-outbreak  Information for the autism community regarding COVID 19

https://acl.gov/COVID-19 info on what do individuals with disabilities need to know

Education information regarding children with disabilities during the COVID 19 outbreak: https://sites.ed.gov/idea/idea-files/q-and-a-providing-services-to-children-with-disabilities-during-the-coronavirus-disease-2019-outbreak/

https://www.forbes.com/sites/andrewpulrang/2020/03/08/5-things-to-know-about-coronavirus-and-people-with-disabilities/#6c77d9991d21 – helpful tips

https://creakyjoints.org/living-with-arthritis/coronavirus-facts-for-chronic-illness-patients/ – info regarding individuals with chronic illnesss regarding COVID 19

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/specific-groups/high-risk-complications.html  – helpful tips and info

https://www.health.harvard.edu/diseases-and-conditions/coronavirus-resource-center – helpful tips and info

New York Presbyterian has a 24-hour hotline for those with concerns about COVID-19.  The number for this hotline is 646.697.4000. When you call the number there is a short recorded message, after which the caller is connected to an NYP a Physician Assistant.  The hotline’s purpose is not to diagnose or treat the caller, but rather to provide a reliable and trusted source of information to the public, and to help people avoid unnecessary trips to the Emergency Room. To speak with a physician, NYP encourages you to consider a virtual visit with one of their physicians using the NYPOnDemand platform — this is an app available in the app store. More information on NYP OnDemand and virtual visits can be found at nyp.org/virtualvisits.