Have you seen any miracles lately? Does Judaism see miracles as something for God to employ and for us to enjoy? Or is it something very different? Explore the secret of miracles in Jewish heritage—a timely topic for the start of Hanukkah.
Dr. Nily Shiryon is an Israeli psychologist and educator. She is in private practice in Ra'anana, where she sees a variety of patients—both adults and children—and works as a consultant and analyst for information and public affairs material dealing with Israel and the Middle East.
Dr. Shiryon holds a B.A. in Education, a B.A. in Broadcast Communications and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology.
She has worked in the field of education, both in Israel and the United States, and is a consultant in Jewish education and Jewish studies, frequently working on special programs and special methods in Jewish education. She was a producer, writer and broadcaster for Israeli and Jewish programming at KQED FM (a National Public Radio affiliate) in San Francisco. She has written for educational settings as well as for radio, and her material runs the gamut from major features to children's stories.
Dr. Shiryon was staff psychologist at two major psychiatric hospitals in Israel and has worked in clinics, youth authority and psychiatric closed wards in the United States. She has also worked with groups for women and groups for single adults in Israel, as well as literatherapy groups.
Dr. Shiryon lectures and presents workshops on a variety of topics, including Israel both past and present; Biblical scholarship; Jewish identity and problems of assimilation in the U.S. and Israel; as well as other topics on Israel, Judaism, education and psychology.
Dr. Shiryon divides her time between her private practice—which includes work with overseas patients, writing, workshops and lectures, both in Israel and abroad.
Need a ride?
The OFJCC provides door-to-door rides for mobility-impaired seniors to all Community Tuesday lectures and concerts. The price is $10 for a round trip. All reservations must be made by Thursday morning the week before the event. To make a reservation, contact Betty Saad at [email protected] or (650) 223-8741.
Funded by the Senior Mobility Initiative at the Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund.
Tuesday, December 12
$15 or one punch of the Community Tuesdays Punch Card
Contact: Michelle Rosengaus | (650) 223-8616 | [email protected]