abuse

Holocaust survivors: When the abused become healers

It’s easily noticeable that so many of the doctors and nurses I work with at Hadassah Medical Organization are the sons and daughters of Holocaust survivors.

Marriage-induced insanity: Coping with the damages of a non-nurturing spouse

For true, unconditional love to exist, three elements must be present: consistent and mutual respect; trust and safety; and open, empathic communication, the author explains.

By MIRIAM ADAHAN
18/04/2024

Co-dependency: Why can't I stop putting others before myself?

Why do we love people who hurt us? People who cannot say "no" are suffering from co-dependency.

Global efforts intensify to end female genital mutilation by 2030

Many women worldwide are mutilated every day, causing permanent psychological and physical damage as well as death to many.

By DEBBIE MOHNBLATT/THE MEDIA LINE
11/02/2024

Father who raped, imprisoned daughter for 24 years may be released

Convicted rapist Josef Fritzl may soon be released from prison as his defense attorney argued Fritz’s deteriorating health means he no longer poses a public threat.

Prison guard could face criminal charges for abuse accusation due to 'selective enforcement'

A memorandum written by the prison warden could have Moshe Toito charged as a criminal.

By YOAV ETIEL , ELI ASHKENAZI
12/01/2024

Sex offender who gave high profile interview to Hasidic comedian pleads guilty

Gershon Selinger, 41, pleaded guilty to the felony of first-degree sexual abuse of a minor under the age of 11.

By LUKE TRESS/JTA
05/01/2024

Women held hostage by Hamas in Gaza kept in cages - report

Israeli hostages released by Hamas speak out about the state of their captivity in Gaza.

Iranian authorities accused of torture, sexual abuse, ‘systemic immunity’ from prosecution

On International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, reports surface of increased torture and sexual violence by Iranian authorities against protesters.

By OWEN HOLDAWAY/THE MEDIA LINE
27/11/2023

Health Ministry must improve treatment guidelines for released hostages - expert

The letter stated that the ministry was not attentive to the needs of the hostages and their families.

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