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St. Louis Jewish Light

Hillel program to address intimate partner violence in the Jewish community

October 11, 2017

Editor's note: The location for this event has been changed since this article was originally published. The event will be held in Hillman Hall, Room 70.  Parking is available at WashU Hillel.As part of national Domestic Violence Awareness month, expert...

Rebecca Davis

Rebecca Davis, Congregation B’nai Amoona

April 18, 2012

As Rebecca said in her bat mitzvah speech, “Volunteering at Project Backpack is my way of giving back to the community and maybe making life a little more bearable for these unfortunate kids.”  Daughter of Bonnie and Steve Davis of Town & Country,...

On domestic violence front, more work is needed

By Lori Weinstein and Lee Sherman, JTA March 1, 2012

Thirty years ago, a Jewish woman experiencing domestic violence had few places to turn. Community leaders strongly resisted acknowledging violence for fear that it would harm marriages and break up families. Few services existed for women seeking support...

Marlene Hammerman

NCJW campaign eyes importance of financial security in combating domestic violence

BY MARLENE HAMMERMAN April 21, 2011

When we think of solutions to the problem of domestic violence, we often think of addressing a woman's immediate needs in order to keep her safe-shelters, hot- lines, and orders of protection. We don't often think of what can be done long term to eradicate...

NCJW holds ‘Shower for the Shelter’ to benefit Lydia’s House

April 6, 2011

Join the National Council of Jewish Women-St. Louis Section (NCJW) for a Shower for the Shelter at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 13th at the home of Sherri Goldman. This event will support Lydia's House and local victims of domestic violence. Shower for the...

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