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Why NATAL? AFN Board Member Rabbi Robert Nosanchuk shares his passion for NATAL and what inspired him to join the effort to help victims of trauma.  I became involved with NATAL five years ago when visiting Israel with an interfaith...
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At a time when news reports all over the world are saturated with stories of violence and strife, finding accounts of disparate communities coming together to assist one another in breaking cycles of violence and fostering healing can often feel...
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Chicago hospitals lean on church leaders to help stem emotional toll of gun violence NATAL is proud to present a recent article from ModernHealthcare.com detailing NATAL’s recent collaboration with the TURN community center and faith leaders in Chicago. “For over...
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Dr. Tamar Lavi serves as Director of NATAL’s Community Outreach Unit in Israel. Tamar is an Educational Psychologist and Psychotherapist with experience working and researching trauma and exposure of ongoing conflict on Arab, Palestinian and Jewish children in Israel, the...
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The NY Times takes a look at the link between the emotional and physical wounds of war. Photo Credit: An explosion in front of a United States Army patrol near Hawjia, Iraq, in 2005. Researchers have identified evidence of tissue damage...
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