Although no national statistics chart the prevalence of domestic violence in the Jewish community, experts agree that it mirrors that of the general community. About one in five women will experience physical abuse in her lifetime; many more experience emotional, psychological, verbal, sexual and financial abuse. No community is immune: secular or ultra-Orthodox, wealthy or poor, Russian or Sephardic, educated or not. Nor is there a typical profile. Ten years ago, domestic violence in the Jewish community was shrouded in secrecy and denial. Today, although much remains to be done, dramatic strides have been made in eroding the myth that "it can't happen here.