Join us for a Learn@Lunch with Dr. Naomi L. Baum as she takes us on a Kaddish Journey with
When experiencing loss, we are often without words to describe how we are feeling. Dr. Naomi L. Baum, an international consultant on trauma and resilience, draws on both her personal and professional experience to navigate this uncharted territory, inviting us to journey with her as she says Kaddish, the traditional Jewish mourner’s prayer, in the year following her mother’s death. Dr. Baum takes a new look at tradition and discovers both emotional and spiritual sources of comfort in unexpected places.
Naomi L. Baum, Ph.D. is a psychologist and consults in the field of trauma and resilience worldwide. She recently concluded a twelve-year tenure as Director of the Resilience Unit at the Israel Center for the Treatment of Psychotrauma, Jerusalem as well as Senior Consulting Psychologist for Chai Lifeline-Project Chai in New York. She received her M.A. and Ph.D. from Bryn Mawr College. She was a fellow at the Mandel School for Educational Leadership in Jerusalem. She has been a consulting psychologist for schools and taught courses in psychology at the university level both in the USA and Israel.