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Violence Against Women

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Violence Against Women

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Violence Against Women

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Violence Against Women

Beyond Candy Hearts: Reflecting on Healthy Relationships This Valentine’s Day
Posted on Wednesday February 04, 2015

As Valentine’s Day approaches, many of us are thinking more and more about relationships. It’s hard not to, what with the never-ending stacks of pink and red candy lining grocery store aisles. Whether you’re planning a special date with a valentine or asking the age-old question, “Will you be my valentine,” healthy relationships are important […]

For Women in the Pascua Yaqui Tribe, A Chance for Justice
Posted on Tuesday February 03, 2015

When I think of Indian reservations, and the laws that govern them, the first things I think about are always casinos. Driving down I-95 from Jacksonville to Miami each year to visit my relatives, we would always pass huge billboards advertising a casino with a strange name to me—Miccosukee—that implored us to stop in on […]

A New Year’s Resolution to Ensure Safety for Survivors of Abuse
Posted on Wednesday January 07, 2015

During my senior year of college, I worked as a courtroom advocate at the St. Louis County Domestic Violence Court, a division of the court system that deals exclusively with orders of protection in cases of domestic violence. I worked with petitioners – survivors of domestic abuse filing for an order – to assist their […]

Hanukkah Miracles and Mitzvot for Children
Posted on Monday December 15, 2014

This post originally appeared on the WRJ Blog. At the moment of rededication, the Maccabees relit the ner tamid, the eternal flame in the Temple. The ner tamid symbolizes God’s constant presence with the entire Jewish people. Because it is perpetually lit, the ner tamid also signifies a hope that God’s presence will continue to […]

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