Uprooted extends its tremendous gratitude to the following organizations for providing the organization with seed funding to design its core programming and content including:

Professional Education and Training:

  • Holding Hannah’s Hand: A Professional Training for Clergy, Mental Health Professionals and Lay Leaders
  • Individual Consultations

Communal Awareness Building:

  • Planting Roots: Building A Jewish Communal Conversation Around Fertility Journeys
  • TRYmester: Jewish Fertility Journey Out Loud

Healing, Ritual and Peer Support:

  • Fertility Journeys: A Jewish Fertility Healing Guide written by Uprooted’s Co-Founder Dalia Davis published by Mayyim Hayyim
  • Mentoring: Traveler and Guide Program

Chizuk

Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston

The In[heir]itance Project

LABA: A Laboratory for Jewish Culture

Mayyim Hayyim Living Waters through the generosity of The Miriam Fund – Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston

The Natan Fund

Resolve New England

Rimon: The Minnesota Jewish Arts Council – Minneapolis Jewish Federation

UJA Federation of New York

Participating Organizations

Jewish Community Centers

Mid Island JCC

Shames JCC

Friedberg JCC

JCC Manhattan

Educational Institutions

Gratz College

Honeymoon Israel

Jewish Theological Seminary: William Davidson Graduate School of Education

Yeshivat Chovevei Torah

Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion

  • Rabbi Nancy H. Wiener, D.Min., Director, Blaustein Center for Pastoral Counseling, annually invites Uprooted to teach a seminar to the 5th year cantorial and rabbinic students as they enter the field. The focus of the seminar is an FYI on basic terminology and understanding of fertility challenges, proactive tools for demonstrating fertility sensitivity in the synagogue and pastoral techniques for supporting those struggling.  

Synagogues

Adath Jeshurun Congregation in Minnetonka, Minnesota (Conservative)

Temple Israel Boston (Reform)

Temple Israel in West Bloomfield, Michigan (Reform)

Conferences

Uprooted values the opportunities to raise awareness in the community through our professional trainings, performance pieces and speaking engagements.

ELI Talks – 2015 Naomi Less, The BirthRATE Program

URJ Biennial – 2017   Sex, Drugs and Prayers: Struggling along the Jewish Fertility Journey

NewCaJE – 2018 “Oh, You ONLY have One Child?!” Supporting Parents Struggling with Secondary Infertility

For information about partnership opportunities or bringing our programming to your community, please contact becca@weareuprooted.org.