Writing, Blog

Summary

 

Aviva Perlo has written over 40 articles on grief, loss, trauma, and healing in various publications including The Times of Israel, The Huffington Post, medium.com, Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Exponent, Milestones, Houston Herald Voice, and more. Each article cheers for humanity and justice to prevail over adversity and evil.

Creative Coping programs draw from evidence-base written materials and add elements of human cheerleading and pom-poms.

 

Aviva has also written and compiled social service Resource Lists that have been used by nonprofits to serve 9500 youth and adults across Philadelphia.

 

Literary highlights

 

What makes us safe? Facing trauma, guns, and hate, January 2020, Times of Israel

 

Mental Health Happy Hour Hosted by The Scattergood Foundation, December 2019, www.medium.com

 

Go out unto yourself, November 2019, www.medium.com

 

Guns, Torah, and 90th Birthdays: Honoring Rabbi Segal, Herald

 

Learning about mental health & Torah in a Beit Midrash, August 2019, Times of Israel

 

Preparing your soul for the Super Bowl, video, February 2018

 

Hold onto what is Good, November 2017

 

Coping with Alternative fAcTz: Take 1, May 2017

 

Dark and Light on Broadway, December 2016

 

Show me the Proof, April 2016

 

Aviva on Broadway, video on Miracles, December 2015

 

An Awesome Bar Mitzvah, Growing and Learning, November 2015

 

The Power of Community: In memory of Neely Snyder, September 2015

 

Sustenance from Below, Remembering Richard, May 2015

 

Love: a Poem, February 2015

 

The Body Speaks, April 2014

 

The Torah of Touchdowns, November 2013, Huffington Post

 

Fullness: The Art of Holding a Lot, June 2013

 

Managing Life’s Transitions with the Omer, May 2013, Huffington Post

 

True Freedom and personal Heroes, March 2013

 

Inside an Insular Community: Isaac’s Story, February 2013

 

Michael’s Story: Resilience in the Wake of Being Shot, December 2012

 

Joy, even while we are Vulnerable: Sukkot, October 2012

 

Bringing Ourselves to Holy Space, June 2012

 

Liberation in the Context of Grief, April 2012

 

Hidden Truths in the Month of Adar, March 2012

 

Connected to those we do not Know, February 2012

 

Slowing down after the Rush in Cheshvan, November 2011

 

The Silence between Words, October 2011

 

Beyond Tragedy, August 2011

 

Retirees Make a Difference, April 2011