This Wednesday! Two Important Events!

With the opening of the new school year, and a neighborhood still reeling from the recent national exposure of various cases of child abuse in Ramat Bet Shemesh (Aleph and Bet), there are two important events about child abuse, both on 2nd September:

1. Lema'an Achai is hosting David Mandel of Executive Director of OHEL from New York, a leading international authority on: "Keeping Our Children and Community Safe From Abuse" - Developing a Community Response.

Mr Mandel will be giving this Professional Development Workshop on Child Abuse, for Educators, Mental and Physical Health Professionals, Camp Managers, Community Rabbonim/Leaders, etc, at 2pm till 3.30pm on Wednesday 2nd September. Location: Lema'an Achai, 40/7 Nahal Lachish, Ramat Bet Shemesh.

If you are a professional, working with children, and would like to attend please contact

To learn more about Ohel:

2. The educational organization Limudei Lotti is organizing an evening for the public on the subject of Keeping Our Children Safe in Today's World, by Rabbi Dov Brezak, a renowned educator and public speaker.
7.30pm - Registration
7.45pm - Talk by Rav Dov Brezak - Keeping Our Children Safe in Today's World
8.30pm - Forum of Experts (including David Mandel) reponding to questions (which must be submitted in advance).
Location: Beis Tefilla Hall; separate seating.
20 NIS suggested donation.

This event is sponsored by Lema'an Achai and Simchat Yechiel.

Whether you are a regular "Joe" or "Jo" with kids - concerned to better protect them from Abuse - or are professional working with children, please note the date: 2nd September!!



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