Nachum welcomed Dr. Shoshannah Frydman, PhD, LCSW, Executive Director of Shalom Task Force, to this morning’s JM in the AM for a task force update and workshop preview.
Below you can read all about their upcoming events:
1) Shalom Task Force is excited to announce a new expansion to its national domestic abuse hotline. You can now Live Chat, Text or WhatsApp Shalom Task Force for support Monday to Thursday 10am – Midnight, and Fridays 10am – 1pm. You can Live Chat by visiting shalomtaskforce.org o
r send a text/WhatsApp message to 888- 883-2323. This new service compliments Shalom Task Force’s traditional telephone call-in service which continues to operate by calling 888-883-2323 or 718-337-3700 at the following times: Mon/Wed 9am-8pm; Tues/Thurs 9am –10pm; and Fri/Sun 9am-12pm.
2) On October 26th, at 8:00 PM, Shalom Task Force will be presenting its renowned Shalom Workshop for kallah teachers. Together with Core, an organization that provides a network of support and trained Torah-based guidance for today’s women, so that they, their homes and their communities can truly flourish, we’ve been able to reach an international audience of kallah teachers. Response to news of the workshop has been tremendously enthusiastic, with over 100 kallah teachers registering to participate. There’s also been interest expressed in running a second group to accommodate people from different time zones.
3) On November 2nd, Shalom Task Force will be hosting a follow up to their successful Dating Goal webinar from June. Avital Levin, Director of Education, and Yeshaya Kraus, Community Engagement and Education Manager, will continue the conversation about frequently asked dating questions. This event is open to all
4) October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. #SEEwithShalom is our campaign for Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2020. SEE stands for: Support, Educate, and Empower. Join us all month as we explain different forms of domestic abuse, discuss ways to support victims, and provide methods for victims to seek help.
5) Shalom Task Force is excited to announce the launch of The Purple Fellowship! For the first cohort, 26 students from 12 yeshiva high schools across six states were accepted from a highly competitive group of applicants to participate in an 8-week training taught by Shalom Task Force’s committed staff and exciting guest lecturers. Topics for the trainings include healthy relationships, red flags, supporting a friend, and barriers to coming forward. The fellowship will commence with fellows planning Go Purple Day for their schools, a day for schools to wear purple to stand up against domestic abuse and to stand up for healthy relationships, which we are holding this year in February.