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January 01, 2013

Haredi Educational Website Features Accused Haredi Sex Abuser Rabbi's Classes

Rabbi Chaim HalpernRabbi Chaim Halpern has been accused of using his unlicensed marriage counseling practice to sexually assault young haredi women who came to him for help. Although several women have accused Halpern – at least one with substantial evidence, I'm told – Haperin denies their claims. The scandal has been the talk of haredi London for the past several months. But that hasn't stopped the haredi educational website Kol HaLoshon from continuing to feature Halpern's (misspelled as Halperin) audio/video classes on a very importantant topic – Hilchos Yichud, the laws forbidding unmarried men and women from being secluded with each other.

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Kol HaLoshon Halperin screenshot taken 1-1-2013 watermarked

Here's a link to the Kol HaLoshon Chaim Halperin page.

[Hat Tip: 5th column.]

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> from continuing to feature Halpern's (misspelled as Halperin) audio/video classes on a very importantant topic

Wasn't it Inspect Maigret who used a hardened criminal to catch another one? If anyone knows about the topic, it'll be the guy who can abuse it and still come off as a tzadik.

Sorry you are wrong there 'Halperin'is the correct spelling.

This is like using hannibal to understand the mindset of the psychopath. The haredi website should be applauded for its progressive approach to teaching halacha and availing itself of its fair share of torah transgressors to provide expert opinion. Plus he has a beard and a shtreimel so it is a haredi truism that every utterance of his is divinely inspired.

Calling it an "unlicensed marriage counseling practice" is misleading and a distortion. All clergy can counsel without being considered "unlicensed."

That doesn't change the fact that he performed disgusting acts, but try to be a little more accurate.

best part is that this asshole is giving a class about yichud!!!

probably had a finger up some sluts butthole while he was giving the class.

fucking raaaaaabis

I laughed when I heard this whole story. Whilst I am no follower of his, and believe the allegations, I did attend some yichud shiurim by Reb Chaim a few years ago. Ironicly, I actually kept the rules in the main, and the shiurim helped me a little bit in keeping them whilst courting my now wife.

Shame he didn't practice what he preached. Guess he's gotta go.

What exactly did this Rabbi do?

There is one good thing about this affair that no one seems to have noticed: at least Halpern only shtupped women who came to him for counselling - and not young boys.

You're kidding, right? Women don't count and boys do?

he uses speeches to portray himself as a tzaddik when in reality he is possessed by the devil totally and his members like assholes still listen to this prick

I am totally identify with peebrain's comment, but I still don't get it do the women went to the police to complain, because I read the police call all the subject women to come and give evidence and they say they will believe them, so I am little confused how and who told the police the allegations?

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