Beth Emet Our Pillar

Beth Emet the Free Synagogue is a diverse, multigenerational Reform community with a dynamic approach to Judaism. Our congregation seeks to create a spiritually vibrant, socially conscious, intellectually challenging, and deeply caring environment firmly rooted in Jewish tradition and values. We work closely to build bridges within our own community, with other faith bases communities,…

Meet our New Executive Director

Kate Mahoney is a licensed clinical social worker with more than 30 years of experience in behavioral health. Kate earned her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Women’s Studies from Northwestern University. She completed her Master’s in Social Work at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Prior to joining the Naomi Ruth Cohen Institute, Kate…

Thank You for an Execellent Conference

2017 CONFERENCE – RAISING RESILIENT CHILDREN: PRIORITIZING THEIR MENTAL HEALTH  The 2017 community mental health conference laid a strong emphasis on raising resilient children. Developmental theorists have described the importance of psychosocial stages, childhood experiences, attachment, and the prevalence of resources that can give a holistic view of a child’s life. However, with the increasing rate…