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We must create conversations and ask hard questions, fostering a culture of brave outspokenness. This year, I have been on a journey to tackle issues of gender-based violence in my own Jewish community.

Sylvia Levy
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With movements such as #MeToo and #TimesUp, it is the time for women to mobilize using the fearless power of their voices.

Susannah R. Cohen

Despite the long-held belief that there is no domestic violence in Jewish families, rates of abuse in the Jewish community mirror those in the general public.

 

Marcia Cohn Spiegel

The guiding principle of sexuality in the Jewish tradition is k'doshim tih'yu, “You shall be holy.” (Leviticus 19:2). Sexual assault is a blatant violation of the victim, and it cuts into the very holiness of our society.

Miriam Chilton
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