Plane dis­gust

The Jewish Chronicle - - LIFE -

find the courage to tell a friend, rabbi or other prom­i­nent mem­bers of the com­mu­nity. Un­for­tu­nately, be­cause this is the first time it has been drawn to their at­ten­tion, they will mis­guid­edly ad­vise the woman to try and pre­serve her mar­riage and re­main at home.

At the same time, her abu­sive hus­band will be try­ing to co­erce her into stay­ing with him. As she has nowhere else to go, his wife will of­ten re­turn to an ever wors­en­ing and po­ten­tially vi­o­lent sit­u­a­tion. It is there­fore es­sen­tial that women who are brave enough to tell peo­ple they are liv­ing in fear should be im­me­di­ately guided to or­gan­i­sa­tions like Jewish Women’s Aid so that they can re­ceive the pro­fes­sional help they so des­per­ately need.

We are grad­u­ally be­com­ing a com­mu­nity able to ac­knowl­edge that abuse does oc­cur within some of our fam­i­lies. We there­fore have a duty to sup­port JWA and en­able it to meet the grow­ing de­mand by in­creas­ing and de­vel­op­ing the vi­tal ser­vices that it cur­rently de­liv­ers. David Shine­gold,

Wor­thing BN11

These Charedi men, sup­pos­edly rep­re­sen­ta­tives of their so­ci­ety, dis­gust me. Their be­hav­iour is di­a­bol­i­cal and can­not and should not be tol­er­ated by ei­ther we nor­mal and lawabid­ing air pas­sen­gers or the cabin crew. Why should any­body have to move to ac­com­mo­date their de­mands? As for the in­di­vid­ual who plugged his phone or what­ever into the stew­ard’s con­trol panel, he should face a whop­ping fine and be banned from fly­ing EasyJet for life. His ac­tion was to­tally ir­re­spon­si­ble and in my opin­ion he should have been es­corted off the plane there and then. These “gentle­men” must

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