Monthly Archives: October 2013

Blame Game

Last week was colored by a sad and tragic event, since Nava Chen, a resident of the Tel Mond, was killed this week, apparently by a former boyfriend who, we can only assume, wouldn’t accept the fact that she had … Continue reading

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Charted Territory

I received this chart recently; formulated by a therapist of Kids in The Middle based in St. Louis, MO. it looks like a useful tool to help with decision making around contact with a former partner. I liked that there … Continue reading

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Coercion Guaranteed

I posted last week on a judgement which awarded a large sum of money to a woman who had been both physically and emotionally abused by her husband. I remarked that an important element of the decision was the recognition … Continue reading

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Unprecedented

The Jerusalem District Court, hearing an appeal against a judgment of the Jerusalem Family Court (Judge Menachem HaCohen), recently ordered a defendant to pay monetary compensation to his ex-wife for physical and emotional abuse, as well as for defamation. The … Continue reading

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Alienation – Hasidic Style

I learned in an article by Shulem Deen in The Tablet, that a young American Jewish woman, Deb Tambor, took her life last Friday; while the reasons are not clear, she apparently was suffering the loss of her children, denied … Continue reading

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