VIDEO: Rabbi Sruli Fried of Chai Lifeline on How to Speak to Children about the Flatbush Tragedy

sruly friedVIDEO: Rabbi Sruli Fried, MSW, offers advice on how to talk to children about the recent tragedy in Flatbush.

Chai Lifeline’s Project CHAI, the Trauma and Crisis Intervention Department, has opened its 24 Hour Helpline in response to the terrible fire that occurred this Shabbos in Flatbush.

Any parent requiring additional guidance on how to discuss this tragedy is urged to reach out for assistance.

Please call 855-3-CRISIS or email [email protected] |

Since 1987, Chai Lifeline and its affiliates’ mission has been to restore the light of childhood to children whose innocence ended when life-threatening or lifelong illness was diagnosed.

Through programs that address the emotional, social, and financial needs of seriously ill children, their families, and communities, Chai Lifeline restores normalcy to family life, and better enables families to withstand the crises and challenges of serious pediatric illness.


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  1. Rabbi Fried is the best. a kind, caring and compassionate person. He is a star to Chai Lifeline. What a wonderful way to handle such a tragedy.

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