Is There Child Abuse in the Orthodox Community?

Debbie Fox, founder and Director of Magen Yeladim Child Safety Institute, speaks with Allison Josephs on child abuse.

Allison Josephs ,

Debbie Fox
Debbie Fox

Founder and creator of the internationally recognized Child Safety Institute, Debbie Fox has facilitated a unique partnership between schools, families and children to create a safer world for our community’s youngest members.

Guided by her passion for keeping children safe, she established Magen Yeladim Child Safety Institute in 2013 and currently serves as its director, consulting throughout the world on abuse prevention and intervention.

A licensed social worker, Debbie also lectures frequently and has published within her areas of expertise.

Her work as a consultant has been utilized by county and state agencies in the areas of child, family and cross-cultural sensitivity training, for which she has received letters of honor and recognition.

Allison Josephs is the founder and director of whose mission is to break down stereotypes about religious Jews and offer a humorous, meaningful look into Orthodox Judaism".