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You Are Not Alone: Solace and Inspiration for Domestic Violence Survivors Based on Jewish Wisdom

General Material
Published Date
January, 2004

A critical resource for victims and survivors of domestic violence, and for the rabbis and advocates who work with them. Filled with inspiration and wisdom from the Jewish tradition, this book is a compassionate reaffirmation of the support and love that Judaism offers survivors through their connection with God.

"This rich, vital resource is one no congregation can afford to be without. It affirms there is hope, there is healing, there is a way out of the pain. Go out and buy it today." — Laura Davis, Author, I Thought We'd Never Speak Again, Co-Author, The Courage to Heal

"Toby Landesman....has given a voice to the great resources that Jewish life has to offer those in need. As a rabbi, I value the marvelous tool she has give me through which I can learn and with which I can help others." — Rabbi Mark Dratch, Rabbinical Council of America

"...a comprehensive and compelling resource for battered women who want to heal in a Jewish spiritual context. Every rabbi, therapist, educator, and Jewish community professional should have this on their bookshelf!" — Naomi Tucker, Co-founder and Executive Director, Shalom Bayit (Bay Area Jewish Women Working to End Domestic Violence)

"You Are Not Alone: Solace and Inspiration for Domestic Violence Survivors Based on Jewish Wisdom aptly fulfills the promise of its title. I only hope that it gets into the hands of the many who need it so that it can bring the healing and new life they deserve." — Rabbi Elliot Dorff, Professor of Philosophy, University of Judiasm, Author, Love Your Neighbor and Yourself: A Jewish Approach to Modern Personal Ethics