Sense and Sensitivity Fall 2021



9:30 AM – 12:30 PM PACIFIC/ 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM EASTERN

Join a national community of women dedicated to providing quality care and attention at the mikvah.

Topics include:  

  • Supporting cancer patients and survivors at the mikvah  
  • Navigating mental health issues manifested at the mikvah 
  • Communicating effectively and sensitively 
  • Developing domestic abuse sensitivities and protocols 
  • Understanding the challenges of infertility, miscarriage and infant loss  

Presenters include:

  • Dr. Aimee Baron, MD, FAAP, Founder and Executive Director, I Was Supposed to Have a Baby
  • Dr. Ditza Berger, Psychologist, Director, Psychological Evaluation and Remediation Services, PLLC (Cedarhurst, NY) & Faculty, Landers College for Women 
  • Mrs. Chayie Chinn, Mikvah Educator, Robin Niman Mikvah Education Fund & Wallerstein Mikvah Manager (Silver Spring, MD)
  • Mrs. Carly Chodosh, LSW, Social Worker & Director, Lower Merion Community Mikvah (Lower Merion, PA)
  • Dr. Shoshannah Frydman, PhD, LCSW, Executive Director, Shalom Task Force
  • Mrs. Reva Judas, Founder and Director, Nechama Comfort, &  Chaplain
  • Mrs. Melissa K. Rosen, MA, Director of Training and Education, Sharsheret
  • Mrs. Estee Silver, RN, Fertility Coordinator, Shady Grove Fertility (New York, NY), & Rebbetzin, Young Israel of Long Beach (Long Beach, NY) 

Registration fee – $36, Join with a colleague – $20 each (register separately)

  • Session sponsorships available

Questions?  Contact Adeena Mayerfeld at or (646) 459-5131.

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