abuse victims

‘It’s Very Hard To Come Forward’

Experts say it can take years for abuse victims talk openly about their pasts.

03/28/2013
Staff Writer

Like David Cheifetz, many victims of abuse do not confront their past, or their abusers, for many years, or even decades, after the abuse took place, according to mental health professionals.

Sharing The Secret That’s Haunted My Soul

An abuse victim goes public, and suggests some communal reforms.

03/28/2013
Special To The Jewish Week

My name is David Cheifetz and I am a victim of childhood sex abuse in a Jewish institution.

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