Bat Melech organization.
(photo credit: CHELSEA DEE THOM)
Jenny celebrates two birthdays. One is the date on her identity card; the other is the date that she took her life and the lives of her five children into her hands. That’s when she first arrived at the Bat Melech shelter for battered haredi (ultra-Orthodox) and Modern Orthodox women.“I’m beginning to understand that I’m entitled to freedom, that I’m allowed to be happy,” the 32-year-old says.
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