Violence/Domestic Violence Prevention and Judaism Quotes

By: BJE Impact

“He who spills the blood of a human, by means of a human shall his blood be spilled.” – Genesis 9:6

“Those who make peace in their homes are as if they made peace in all Israel.” – Avot di Rebbe Natan

“And thus the sages commanded that a man should honor his wife more than he honors himself, and love her as he loves himself. He should not intimidate her too much; he should speak with her gently.” – Mishnah Nashim 15:19

“Anger in a home is like a worm in a fruit.” – Babylonian Talmud, Sotah 3b

“How important is domestic tranquility! For God Himself changed the words He reported, for the sake of peace.” – Talmud Bava Metzia 87a