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A sukkah at night.
October 5, 2020
The Jewish festival of Sukkot challenges us to be welcoming to those in need. In this era of social distancing, what can we do to welcome isolated survivors of domestic abuse?

The TeenSafe Peer Leaders and the TeenSafe Fellow meeting over Zoom
May 21, 2020
Like many other youth programs, JF&CS TeenSafe was moving at full speed when so many things began to shut down quickly and completely in the middle of March.

The 2019-2020 TeenSafe peer leaders with Samantha Walsh.
February 7, 2020
This year, the Jewish holiday of Tu BiShvat falls in February, which is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. Since Tu BiShvat is a day dedicated to planting trees, our TeenSafe peer leaders started thinking about how growing a healthy relationship is similar to growing a tree.

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December 31, 2019
As part of our Many Voices, One Message campaign, 118 rabbis and cantors from different Jewish denominations in Massachusetts took a stand against domestic abuse.

A woman holding a purple ribbon for Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
October 2, 2019
This year, as the Jewish New Year and Domestic Violence Awareness Month arrive almost in the same moment, Journey to Safety is sharing a message for survivors.

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September 18, 2019
Journey to Safety's TeenSafe program helps teens recognize controlling or abusive behaviors in intimate relationships. We are asking for your help in finding our next group of TeenSafe peer leaders.

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June 14, 2019
Irene Rosenzweig has been a Journey to Self-Empowerment Mentor from the beginning, from brainstorming with JF&CS staff to being part of the first group of mentors.

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January 30, 2019
CJP Women’s Philanthropy visited JF&CS headquarters to learn about Journey to Safety and create care packages for survivors of domestic abuse.

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September 13, 2018
During this season of remembrance and renewal, we encourage Jewish communities everywhere to create an inclusive space for abuse survivors.

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June 5, 2018
Andrew Cornell is this year's Simone Lottor Exceptional Service Award recipient.

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