We Were Slaves: The Jewish Community Unites Against Sex Trafficking

Monday, April 22, 2013 | 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Join the UJA Federation of New York’s Task Force on Family Violence for an all-day conference to explore our history and our obligation to combat sex-trafficking. This conference is open to all and will provide essential information for social-service, legal, and medial professionals; Jewish clergy, rabbinical students, and educators; lay leaders and all those interested in learning more about this form of modern day slavery.

Featured speakers include:
Rabbi Levi Lauer of ATZUM, a leading voice in Israel’s fight against sex trafficking
Isabel Vincent, author of Bodies and Souls: The Tragic Plight of Three Jewish Women Forced into Prostitution in the Americas
Rabbi Rachael Bregman, The Temple/Open Jewish Project, Atlanta
Rachel Durchslag, Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Eploitation
Susie Stern, President’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships

For more information: Lyudmila Liberchuk at or 212-836-1633
UJA-Federation of New York
Seventh Floor Conference Center
130 East 59th Street (between Park and Lexington Ave), NYC

 

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