Domestic Violence and the Jewish Community

By Gerald C. Skolnik

CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, January 19, 1996

The painful answer to how Jews can be guilty of domestic abuse is that the myth of Jews as a special group, with a tradition that exalts women, is nothing more than a myth. In reality Jews are no different than anyone else and it is this very tradition that creates the possibility of abuse.

Topic: Halakha, Jewish Law, Tradition, Faith, Rabbinic Counseling, Abuse, Belief, Jewish Text, Women

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Cardin, Nina Beth

Volume/Issue: Vol.26/no.506

Page Number(s): 3-4

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Forest Hills, Queens, New York , United States

Language: English

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Skolnik, Gerald C. Domestic Violence and the Jewish Community. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. 19 January 1996: 3-4. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=8367


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