NATAL webinar: coping tools for parents during Coronavirus outbreak
As we all navigate the difficult circumstances brought on by COVID-19, NATAL has extended its services, offering additional support to those struggling with the anxiety related to the pandemic. NATAL is hosting a few webinars in the coming days. On Thursday we will be holding a webinar for parents led by members of NATAL's Community Resilience Team, experts in the field of emergency response, resilience, trauma and dealing with stress.. The webinar will be hosted in Hebrew for those of you...
NATAL’s response to the Coronavirus- Helpline working in emergency mode to cater to the need of the population of Israel
The spread of the Coronavirus is causing international alarm and worry, and we feel is our duty to respond to this current crisis. In light of this unfortunate pandemic, and as part of our understanding that this is a national crisis and emergency, NATAL's Helpline has extended its services to also support those suffering from anxiety and stress as a result of the spread of the virus in Israel and the uncertainty that it is causing. Just yesterday calls to our Helpline have risen by over 45%...
Creating your Safe Place: coping with your concerns during the Coronavirus outbreak
Maintain routine: Daily routine helps maintain a sense of security and stability. Maintain regular sleep, waking, studying and leisure time. When the whole family is quarantined you can set specific times for familial rituals such as meals and joint activities. Give each family member a role and share household chores. Stay informed: Information helps to enhance our sense of control. Stay up to date with the latest updates from the local ministries/agencies responsible for public health....
Having fun, getting fit, and doing good!
On January 31st a group of amazing and motivated people came together in Tel Aviv to raise money and awareness of NATAL, and to workout at Ido Lazan's BulletProof - Train For Life gym with the motto "We Train for Life". We are so grateful for the organizers, Rachelle Punski and Ido Lazan for this beautiful idea, and for everyone who came and was involved. Thank you!
NATAL at the IPRED conference for first responders
First responders are heroes to all of us! Standing in the forefront, saving lives, countless and never ending days of dedication and hard work. We at NATAL, are proud to Help the Helpers and to provide them with much needed psychological support to combat burnout and exhaustion, secondary traumatization and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). This year, NATAL took part in the IPRED International Conference on Preparedness & Response to Emergencies & Disasters (IPRED) to hear and...
Youth Leadership Program takes off in Kiryat Gat
On February 27th NATAL took part in a touching ceremony to mark the opening of a new Youth Leadership Program that opened at the Meir Ort High School in Kiryat Gat, a town living under continuous rocket attacks in southern Israel. The ceremony, attended by the Inbar Foundation and family members, and the Kiryat Gat Municipality's department of Education included a touching film to commemorate the tragic loss of Inbar Attiya, who was killed in the terror attack at the Dizengoff Center, Tel...
Women’s Event 2020
This year's Annual Women's Event took place on the 4th of February, focusing on a panel of four women who live and work in the southern regions of Israel, unfortunately an area greatly affected by ongoing conflict. The panel included women working in the fields of mental health and education where who shared their personal stories on the reality of life in the south, and their need to remain optimistic and strong in order to overcome the many struggles they face. The panel included ▪ Adi...
NATAL’s Global Reach in the past 10 years
While NATAL’s work began in Israel, its mission resonates worldwide.  In the past decade, NATAL has been called upon to deliver its deep expertise to at-risk communities and populations outside of Israel.  As part of our recognition of the global need to support victims of trauma and to support communities in their quest to strengthen resilience we are happy to have led and participated in groundbreaking partnerships in a variety of service areas –working with US veterans dealing with...
NATAL’s Founder and Executive Director at the 2019 Israeli American Council National Summit!!
NATAL is honored to share that NATAL's Chairperson and Founder, Jude Yovel Recanati, and Executive Director, Orly Gal, took part in the 2019 IAC National Summit this past weekend in Miami! Jude was invited to participate in a very interesting panel discussing the role of philanthropy and elevating minority communities in Israel, including NATAL's special projects in strengthening the resiliency of Israeli minorities. It was an unforgettable and high-profile conference which brought together...
Running In Color 2019
As we approach Thanksgiving, NATAL would like to share what we are especially thankful for - YOU! On Friday we held our 7th annual "Running in Color" event including over 5,000 participants! It would not have been possible without all of your support and contributions. We would like to thank all those who ran, participated, and embraced this colorful event as we raised awareness for terror and war-related trauma in Israel. We would like to share our gratitude for the hundreds of volunteers...