Trying to stop physical abuse against a woman and failing…A terrible story

It was a Saturday morning and I was tired. The night before there had been a big family Friday Night Shabbat dinner and we all drank a lot of wine and sat and talked for hours. I looked at the clock before going to bed and it was four am.

I was in the synagogue at nine and was half asleep when I heard a couple of kids come running in. I…