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THE AGUNAH SUPPORT CENTER

meeting at theXchange

2515 S. ROBERTSON BLVD, LOS ANGELES

Our new venue will create a forum for get-related issues in our community. 

There will be separate support groups for women, men, and adult children of victims of get refusal, and workshops on using the Jewish prenuptial agreement for brides and grooms, educators, and others. 

 

OPENING SUPPORT GROUP FOR CURRENT & FORMER AGUNOT

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Esther Dreifuss-Kattan, Untitled, 2016. Collage, inks, acrylic paint, Japanese hand made paper on black board

GETTING UNSTUCK: TEHILLIM AND ART WORKSHOP 

A monthly workshop for current and former agunot that uses art as a healing technique to explore your personal journey through the trauma of get refusal. Getting Unstuck fosters visual arts sensibility and enjoyment in creative play that is shared through group dynamic discussion that will enhance personal insight and shed light on each other's development. Using scissors, papers, fabrics, photography, paint and new media to stick together fantastic imagery, you may develop a renewed sense of hope and chizzuk (empowermentthat may profoundly impact your decisions regarding the direction of your lives, relationships, and how you may transform the lives of others in your communities.

FIVE EVENING SESSIONS - ATTENDANCE AT ALL FIVE IS STRONGLY ENCOURAGED:

Sunday, August 7
Sunday, September 11 
Sunday, October 9 
Sunday, November 6
Sunday, December 11

SUGGESTED DONATION $50 FOR ALL FIVE SESSIONS, INCLUDING MATERIALS

(need-based scholarships available)

 

FACILITATOR: ESTHER DREIFUSS-KATTAN, PHD, ATR-CB

 

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Art Therapist/Psychooncologist, Psychoanalyst in private practice in Beverly Hills. 
She is President and Senior Faculty member at the New Center for Psychoanalysis in LA (NCP). 
Dreifuss-Kattan is a clinical consultant to the UCLA Pediatric Pain and Comfort Program and an Art 
Therapist for Chai Lifeline and Psychooncologist/Group Facilitator for the Simms/Mann UCLA 
Center for Integrative Oncology. She is author of Art and Mourning: The Role of Creativity in
Healing Trauma and Loss (Routledge, 2016) and Cancer Stories: Creativity and Self Repair
(The Analytic Press, 1994) Her book in progress, Cancer & Creativity: A guide for therapeutic 
transformation, will be published by Routledge. Esther is also an artist and curator of art
exhibitions and a sought after public speaker. See more at www.dreifusskattan.com

 

CLICK HERE TO RSVP BY SUNDAY, AUGUST 7.

 

 

FIRST SESSION: SUNDAY, AUGUST 7

theXchange, 2515 Robertson Blvd. 

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm  

  Free Private consultations with Esther Macner by appointment only
  (click here to make an appointment)

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

  Tehillim and D'var Torah

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

  Getting Unstuck: A Painting and Collage Workshop

 

OUR MISSION IS TO PREVENT ABUSE IN THE JEWISH DIVORCE PROCESS THROUGH EDUCATION, ADVOCACY AND COUNSELING.

Get Jewish Divorce Justice is the only West Coast-based organization that addresses abuse in the Jewish divorce process, especially as it pertains to California law and rabbinic courts. We work with rabbis, attorneys, and educators to intervene on behalf of current victims, and to educate prospective brides from becoming future victims through the use of preventive measures, such as Jewish pre-nuptial agreements. 

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