D’var Torah for DVAM

Tova Zimm, JCADA’s Victim Advocate, shares with us Her D’var Torah for Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) The Rabbi of my modern-orthodox shul, Kehilat Pardes in Rockville, invited me to give a d’var Torah (insights on the weekly Torah portion, similar to a sermon) on the first Shabbat of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, also the … Continue reading D’var Torah for DVAM

Caroline’s Story

Over the course of their 20 year marriage, Caroline’s* husband became increasingly emotionally abusive and began to stalk her. She decided to leave the relationship, but soon after their divorce was finalized, he repeatedly broke into her home, stole personal items, and left threatening messages. Not knowing where to turn for support, Caroline went to … Continue reading Caroline’s Story