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Weekly Newsletter Message

#MeToo

 "A problem clearly stated is a problem half solved." - Dorothea Brande (1893 - 1948) 

The #MeToo social media campaign has been effective in raising awareness of the pervasiveness of sexual harassment, but is that enough? 

Will the Harvey Weinstein’s of the world change their behavior now that they know how widespread the problem is? 

We’ve identified the problem but what are doing to solve it? 

As with most societal problems, the solution is education.

Tomorrows men are todays boys. 

If we want to have a real impact on sexual harassment then we need to educate our boys. 

So, here’s my response to #MeToo.

#iWillTeachMyBoys

G-d blessed me with nine boys and I will teach them:

#1 That women are not objects, there to satisfy your desires 
#2 That your sexual drive was gifted to you in order to nurture and sustain an intimate and long-lasting relationship with someone you truly love. Don’t cheapen and dilute this powerful gift, channel it. 

Fellow parents; lets do this! Let’s create a safer world for our girls by educating our boys.

#iWillTeachMyBoys

Shabbat Shalom 

Rabbi Benjy Silverman

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