Health and Assistance
At this time of heightened anxiety, looking after our mental as well as our physical health is more important than ever. JAMI continue to provide practical and emotional support for everyone affected by a mental health problem and are further expanding our services to support people who may be isolated by Coronavirus (COVID-19).
They have tips on looking after your mental health here: https://jamiuk.org/mental-health-and-covid-19/
Further information and guidance can also be found at:
If you know of someone who needs their help at this time, please contact JAMI here or by calling 020 8458 2223.
The Paperweight Trust
This is a Jewish charity that can help people with financial, administrative, benefit or legal problems. They now have a page on their website with uptodate information on COVID19, including changes to the benefit system, kosher shops that do home deliveries, changes to Barnet parking restrictions, etc. Their website is: https://www.paperweight.org.uk/covid-19/. You can contact Paperweight if you need help in this crisis.
The UK Jewish Film Festival has new films that can be watched online (payment required). These films which would have been showing at cinemas have been added to their site:
Those Who Remained
How About Adolf?
Their website is https://ukjewishfilm.org/
JW3 have been working to upload some of their excellent archive of recorded content for you to enjoy at home for free. Their programme is here.
Jewish Book Week have also posted a lot of free content onto their website. from the recent festival.
Jewish Renaissance are listing all sorts of Jewish content on their website.
If you want to study some coronavirus-related Jewish texts, Sefaria has an interesting anthology
Masorti Judaism are listing all of the events on Zoom from around the UK Masorti congregations here - a huge range of activities for adults and children.
Let us know of any other resources that we could usefully add here.