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Bibliography: Abuse Within the Jewish Community Across the Age Span

Bibliography: Abuse Within the Jewish Community Across the Age Span

Articles Available Through the Asher Library:

  • Domestic Violence and the Jewish Community: The Literature Expands. Nashim 20 (2010): 172-175.
  • Farber, Roberta Rosenberg. The Programmatic Response of the Ultra-Orthodox American Jewish Community to Wife Abuse: Social Change within a Traditional Religious Community. Contemporary Jewry 26.1 (2006): 114-157. 
  • Juliana, M. and Claasens, M. Resisting Dehumanization: Ruth, Tamar, and the Quest for Human Dignity. Catholic Biblical Quarterly 74.4 (2012): 659-674. 
  • JWI to Corporations: Make Domestic Violence a Philanthropic Priority. Jewish Woman Magazine 15.3 (2012): 42-43.
  • Resnicoff, Steven H. Jewish Law and the Tragedy of Sexual Abuse of Children: The Dilemma within the Orthodox Jewish Community. Rutgers Journal of Law and Religion 13.2 (2012) 281-362.

Books by Guest Speakers:

  • Skolnick, Vivian. The Biblical Path to Psychological Maturity. Bloomington, IN: Trafford, 2010.

Books Available in the Asher Library:


Judaism, Health and Healing

This bibliography is part of a larger subject guide on Judiasm, Health, and Healing, with resources recommended by experts in the fields of healthcare, law, and Judaism who came together for daylong conference on health-related topics that impact individuals, families, professionals in the Jewish community.

The conference took place on April 14, 2013. It was offered by Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and LeadershipDePaul University College of Law Center for Jewish Law & Judaic Studies, and University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, in cooperation with the Jewish Healing Network of Chicago, the Center for Jewish Genetics, and Metro Chicago Hillel, with foundation support through The Charles & M.R. Shapiro Foundation.

Specific bilbliographies are available for each session offered at the conference. VIEW THE FULL LIST>