the long journey

Submitted by a brave survivor.    Dear friends,   I just arrived after a long trip from NY to Toronto. It was a really tough drive as it was raining really hard the whole way. It was very hard to see out and the markings were so vaguely visible. Additionally, there were many trucks flying […]

No I Do Not Forgive You!

With Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur around the corner people like to reflect back on their wrongdoings and ask for forgiveness. I’ve been getting a lot of pressure at home that I need to forgive. My parents want me to forgive them for not protecting me when I was a helpless child. My brother wants […]

Tishrei Children Safety Guide

Dear Parents, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Succos and Simchas Torah are here. Jewish Community Watch would like to take this opportunity to wish all of you and your families a wonderful new year, and remind you of some important safety tips to keep in mind during this exciting season. While most tips are geared for […]

There IS hope

A survivor has a message for JCW – and for other survivors.   Dearest Shana Aaronson, Shulamit Morris and JCW, I feel awed that I’d been given the privilege of getting help by such amazing individuals who are part of an amazing organization like JCW. What I’ve been through cannot be described… even to other […]

Why I couldn’t say Slichot

Submitted by a Survivor.  Dear Hashem, It’s selichos night. Last year I went to shul on selichos night and was overcome with an enormous amount of guilt and pain over my life, that I needed to leave shul right away. This year I’m not even attempting to go. I don’t have the strength for it. […]