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Abuse Prevention

With the explosion of the #MeToo movement and the various allegations and court proceedings, sexual assault and abuse has skyrocketed to virtually all media headlines. Unfortunately, the Jewish community is no stranger to incidents of abuse. Rather than remain silent, Shira Berkovits has decided to make a difference, establishing Sacred Spaces, an organization dedicated […]
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How a Multiracial Orthodox Rabbi is Using His Background to Create a Unique Community in Brooklyn Growing up in the Orthodox community of Monsey, New York, as the son of an African-American mother who converted to Judaism and a white Ashkenazi father who became religious later in life, Isaiah Rothstein […]
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Preventing Sexual Abuse in the Ultra-Orthodox Community Tahel, the crisis center for religious women and children, is reaching out to one of the most insulated communities in Israel by tackling sexual abuse among the ultra-Orthodox. Monday was the first day of the group’s three-day conference titled, “Creating Safe Communities; Creating […]
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