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Nefesh Chicago 

Jewish Board of Advocates for Children 

Decalogue Society of Lawyers 

Invite the entire community to the 

Second Annual National Jewish Week for the Prevention of Child Abuse

"If You Know Something, Say Something"

A Seminar Featuring

Judy Brown

Author of Hush 

Other Presenters: 

HaRav Gedalia Dov Schwartz, shlita 

Av Beth Din, Chicago Rabbinical Council 

"Insights to Rabbinic Interpretation" 

Barbara Blaine

Founder and President, SNAP

Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests

Rachel Zimmerman,LPC

Project Shield

Awareness, education and support, prevention and treatment of child abuse

Sunday, November  20, 2011 2:00pm

Congregation K.I.N.S., 2800 W. North Shore, Chicago, IL


Jo and Jonah Bruck, J. and M. Harris, Rabbinical Council of America, NCSY

CEU available No solicitation of funds No admission fee

For more information, please e-mail: or call (773} 800-0583

Chairpeople: Dr. Vivian Skolnick, Mr. Doron Katzin

Committee members: Mrs. Cheryl Leon, Mrs. Shira Cheplowitz, Rebbetzin Chaya Small, Mrs. Rivka Eichenstein, Rebbetzin Ayelet Rosenberg, Mr. Sheldon Schaffel, Rabbi Shlomo Crandall, Rabbi Micha Greenland, Rabbi Moshe Soloveitchik


National Jewish Week for the Prevention of Child Abuse 2010

Jewish Board of Advocates for Children

In Cooperation with

Rabbinical Council of America

Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America
Iggud Harabonnim - Rabbinical Alliance of America
J-SAFE - The Jewish Institute Supporting An Abuse-Free Environment 
Chicago Rabbinical Council
Associated Talmud Torahs of Chicago

Sunday, October 17, 2010
Associated Talmud Torahs
Ida Crown Jewish Academy
2828 W. Pratt Blvd., Chicago, IL 60645

-Rabbi Gedalia Dov Schwartz, Av Beth Din, Beth Din of America and Chicago Rabbinical Council
Halachic Insights Regarding Child Abuse
-Rabbi Mark Dratch, founder of JSafe and JBAC Rabbinical Committee member
Jewish Law and the Prevention of Sexual Abuse
-Rabbi Moshe Soloveichik, Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshivas Brisk, and JBAC Rabbinical Committee member
The Issue in the Local Community and Where Parents Should Turn for Help
-Vivian Skolnick, Ph.D., psychoanalyst and JBAC Executive Committee Member
Profile of a Pedophile
-Elliot Pasik, Esq., Attorney and JBAC President
Legal History of Child Abuse; We're Winning the Battle; What We Need to Do for the Future
-Pinny Taub
The Personal Story of One Survivor of Abuse and Thoughts on What the Community as a Whole Needs To Do
-Patricia Sudendorf, Esq., Chief, Sex Crimes Division, Criminal Prosecutions Bureau, Cook County State's Attorney's Office
Procedures for Reporting and Investigating Sexual Abuse of Children