Everyday thousands of children are being sexually abused. You can stop the abuse of at least one child by simply praying. You can possibly stop the abuse of thousands of children by forwarding the link in First Time Visitor? by email, Twitter or Facebook to every Christian you know. Save a child or lots of children!!!! Do Something, please!

3:15 PM prayer in brief:
Pray for God to stop 1 child from being molested today.
Pray for God to stop 1 child molestation happening now.
Pray for God to rescue 1 child from sexual slavery.
Pray for God to save 1 girl from genital circumcision.
Pray for God to stop 1 girl from becoming a child-bride.
If you have the faith pray for 100 children rather than one.
Give Thanks. There is more to this prayer here

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Friday, 8 April 2016

Jewish Camps, Schools Pressed to Adopt Child Sexual Abuse Policies


(JTA) — Over two dozen philanthropists and organizations have pledged to fund only Jewish day camps and schools taking “adequate steps to prevent, report, and investigate sexual abuse of minors.”

The Child Safety Funder Pledge was introduced on Sunday, the Jewish Journal of Los Angeles reported Wednesday.

Some of its most prominent signees include Lynn Schusterman, co-founder and co-chairwoman of the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation; Dana Raucher, executive director of the Samuel Bronfman Foundation; and Jay Ruderman, president of the Ruderman Family Foundation.

“Without an open, urgent and broad-based communal conversation about this issue, we will continue to see headlines about children being molested while in the care of our community’s organizations, which are supposed to keep them safe,” said Jumpstart CEO Joshua Avedon, who co-organized the pledge with Los Angeles-based philanthropist Rochel Leah Bernstein-Deitcher.

According to the Jewish Journal, the pledge was started in response to an unnamed study conducted over the past year that found “uneven policies at Jewish schools and camps aimed at preventing sexual abuse.”

The pledge website said the “one thing that all Jewish organizations have in common is that they depend upon charitable gifts and grants to function.”

“By creating an expectation that organizations comply with certain standards, we can require them to act responsibly or face major impact to their bottom line,” the pledge website reads.

This is great! Jewish organizations tend to be quite insular when it comes to child sex abuse; that, unfortunately, does nothing to reduce the frequency of it. Johsua and Rochel, you are my heroes today. God bless you.