The Shame Borne In Silence: Spouse Abuse In The Jewish Community by Rabbi Abraham J. TwerskiThe Shame Borne In Silence: Spouse Abuse In The Jewish Community by Rabbi Abraham J. Twerski

The Shame Borne In Silence: Spouse Abuse In The Jewish Community

byRabbi Abraham J. Twerski

Paperback | January 1, 2015

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Providing a religious lens on the topic, this book directly addresses the problem of spousal abuse in the Jewish community, in hopes of confronting the truth and taking definitive steps to end this violation of all that Judaism stands for. A leading rabbi and psychiatrist reveals with striking candor, firmness, and compassion what may have been closely kept dark secrets in many Jewish families and offers urgently needed advice and direction. Rabbi Twerski’s book was one of the first titles to break open the issue, and this new edition relates the recognition of abuse, the warning signs, and how to respond.

Rabbi Abraham J. Twerski, MD, is the founder and medical director of Gateway Rehabilitation Center, a not-for-profit drug and alcohol treatment system in western Pennsylvania, cited by Forbes magazine as one of the 12 best drug and alcohol treatment centers in the United States. He has served as clinical director of the department of p...
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Title:The Shame Borne In Silence: Spouse Abuse In The Jewish CommunityFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 9.5 × 6.5 × 0.4 inPublished:January 1, 2015Publisher:Urim PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9655241661

ISBN - 13:9789655241662

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