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Cook County Domestic Abuse Resource Forum

October 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT

Learn from expert panelists about resources in Cook County for those who may be experiencing and healing from domestic abuse. Register for this Zoom program at  bit.ly/CookCountyDVAwarenessPanel.

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The Jewish Divorce Process and Get Refusal

October 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT

A Get is a religious divorce under Jewish law and can only be given by a husband to a wife. When a husband refuses to give a Get, the woman becomes an “agunah” or “chained woman”. As an agunah, she is unable to remarry within the Jewish tradition and have full control over her own life decisions. Get refusal is common form of domestic abuse, a way to keep power and control over a woman. Rabbi Yona Reiss, Chief Rabbi…

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SHALVA Presents Lundy Bancroft: A Conversation About Domestic Abuse

October 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT

In partnership with NCJW Chicago North Shore and JCFS Chicago, SHALVA is very excited to be hosting Lundy Bancroft, author of “Why Does He Do That” and his new novel “In Custody” for a virtual Domestic Violence Awareness Month Program. Mr. Bancroft has over twenty-five years of experience in the fields of abuse, trauma, and recovery. This free, virtual conversation will cover warning signs and steps to help break the cycle of intimate partner violence and make our community safer.…

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