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Al Tigu Be-Mishichai: Recognizing and Addressing Child Abuse in the Jewish Community

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Oct 31, 2010
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This breakout session took place at The Student Medical Ethics Society of Yeshiva University's Fifth Annual Fuld Family Medical Ethics Conference, "A Beautiful Mind: Jewish Approaches to Mental Health," which took place on October 31st, 2010. Led by Yeshiva University's prominent faculty members, Rabbi Mark Dratch and Rabbi Yona Reiss, this session discussed the incidence of child abuse in Orthodox Jewish families, schools, shuls, camps and comminuty, its halachic definition and the halachically mandated responses including issues of mesirah and arka'ot (reporting to authorities).

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