The images have been disheartening and likely will continue to be as the war between Israel and Hamas rages on.
Instead continuing to feel down and risk your mental health over the images on social media, there are ways you can show support without feeling overwhelmed mentally.
Here are a few ways to do so.
Learn more through literature
Below are examples of books that can be read to learn more about the conflict in the Middle East.
Learn more through movies
In addition to books, below are examples of movies where people can learn more background.
Donate to charities
Below are some examples of charities you can donate to that are helping in the region. To view track records of numerous charities before considering a donation, go to CharityWatch or Charity Navigator.
Make your voice heard
If people feel it’s worthwhile to urge Congress for a ceasefire, organizations such as Jewish Voice for Peace and Adalah Justice Project provide phone scripts and form letters to use when contacting representatives.