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Eating Disorders Can Strike Anyone. Now What Do We About It?



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My own experience is testament to the fact that recovery is possible. I see my struggle as a crucial chapter in my life. Now I know it is my mission to help others who are suffering. In addition to speaking publicly about awareness, I run a support group in New York City for Orthodox young women in recovery and am building a website as a means of support for families in the Jewish community who have a loved one suffering from an eating disorder – as well as many other projects, all under the umbrella name of Tikvah V’Chizuk (Hope and Strength.)

I am doing all I can to make a difference. How about you?

Temimah Zucker

About the Author: Temimah Zucker, a recent graduate of Queens College, is dedicated to helping others who suffer from eating disorders and has just been appointed student liaison for the International Association for Eating Disorder Professionals (New York chapter). She resides in Teaneck, New Jersey, and can be contacted at informationTVC@gmail.com. For more information about “Hungry to be Heard,” contact Frank Buchweitz (OU director of community services) at 845-290-0124 or frank@ou.org.


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