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Everyone deserves to be safe and loved. Everyone deserves to go to sleep at night and wake up the next day without fear that they may say the wrong thing or do the wrong thing; that today might be the day their life falls apart. I was in law school when I first resolved that …

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On December 2, synagogues around the world will read Parshat Vayishlach (Genesis, 32:3–36:43), which includes the story commonly referred to as “The Rape of Dinah.” We read that Dinah, daughter of Jacob and Leah, “went out to see the daughters of the land. Shechem the son of Hamor the Hivite, the prince of the land, saw her; …

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