99 posts categorized "Child Safety"

January 29, 2015: Wrapped In Quebec Flag, Man Tries To "Liberate" Haredi School Students
Comments: 10 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim
Draped in a flag of the Canadian province of Quebec, a middle-aged man tried to enter a haredi day school on Tuesday, claiming he wanted to ‘liberate’ its students. The Montreal Gazette reports: Draped in a flag of Quebec, a...

January 27, 2015: Child Abuse And Neglect Laws Aren't Being Enforced, Report Finds Federal Government To Blame
Comments: 3 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Laws intended to protect children from abuse and neglect are not being properly enforced, and the federal government is to blame. That's according to a study by the Children's Advocacy Institute at the University of San Diego School of Law,...

January 18, 2015: Video: Serious Bowel Infection Spreads Among Haredim In Brooklyn And Rockland County
Comments: 17 | Categories: Child Safety , Haredim , Med-Ethics
The shigella bacterium outbreak that started in Williamsburg and Borough Park, Brooklyn has now spead to Monsey, Spring Valley and other Rockland County haredi communities. There are at least 80 known cases in Brooklyn and at least another 66 in...

January 15, 2015: Video: Bowel Infection Spreads Among Hasidic Children, Adults In Brooklyn
Comments: 12 | Categories: Child Safety , Haredim , Med-Ethics
Shigella, an infection that strikes the digestive tract, is near-epidemic in hasidic Williamsburg and Borough Park. Symptoms of the illness include severe diarrhea, stomach cramps and fever. Very severe shigella infections can cause convulsions and kidney failure. The infection appears...

January 9, 2015: Hasidic Rabbi Banned From All Six Flags Amusement Parks After Exhibiting Bizarre Behavior – Including With Children
Comments: 29 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim
In June 2006, Rabbi Jay Marc Harris was escorted out of the San Antonio theme park by security after three mothers complained of his asking to "borrow' their boys for a two-person ride. After learning of complaints of strange behavior...

January 2, 2015: Suspicious Fire Destroys Illegal Yeshiva Dorm In Spring Valley, NY
Comments: 11 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim
A haredi yeshiva dormitory in the upstate New York Village of Spring Valley was destroyed yesterday just before noon in a suspicious fire. The building did not have a certificate of occupancy, was unsafe, and had also been cited for...

January 1, 2015: 4 Children Fall Into Deep Pit In Haredi West Bank City
Comments: 7 | Categories: Child Safety , Haredim , Israel
Rescue workers are trying to extricate the children from the pit, which is is reportedly 50 meters – 164 feet; 15 stories – deep. 4 Children Fall Into Deep Pit In Haredi West Bank City Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com Four...

December 27, 2014: Israel's Child Protection Centers Make Reporting Abuse Easier
Comments: 2 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Nothing happened until two years ago, when the National Council for the Child appealed to the High Court because the law had not been implemented. As a result of the subsequent pressure on the government, today there are also centers...

December 24, 2014: Hanukkah Menorah Fire Reportedly Kills 10-Year-Old Hasidic Girl
Comments: 8 | Categories: Child Safety , Hanukkah , Haredim , Israel
Another Hanukkah menorah fire has ended with tragic results. Hanukkah Menorah Fire Reportedly Kills 10-Year-Old Hasidic Girl Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com Another Hanukkah menorah fire has ended with tragic results. According to a report in Yeshiva World, the fire began...

December 18, 2014: Satmar School Closed For Fire, Safety, Permit Violations
Comments: 24 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim
96 Sanford Street in Brooklyn was closed today by the New York City Department of Buildings for multiple fire and safety violations, along with other major issues. Satmar is trying to find another location to teach the 200 girls who...

December 11, 2014: YU Starts Online Course To Train Rabbis About Child Abuse
Comments: 3 | Categories: Child Safety , MO & Chardal , Pedophilia & Related Crimes , Religion
But Yeshiva University's press release only talks about child abuse in general – not child sexual abuse. In fact, the words "sex," "sexual" and "molestation" are not even mentioned. YU's press release. Note there is no mention of the decades...

December 2, 2014: Children Who Fall At Home Are More Likely To Have Parents Who Did Not Take Simple Safety Precautions, Study Finds
Comments: 16 | Categories: Child Safety , Science
Parents of children who fell at home were more likely not to use safety gates and not to have taught their children rules about climbing on things in the kitchen, according to a new study. Study Looks at Falls From...

October 28, 2014: Men's Mikvah Safety Use Protocol
Comments: 21 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
A guide for how to make mikvahs safe places for boys. As it now stands, mikvahs a place in which sexual assault of children is often not an unusual occurrence. The Australian anti-child-sex-abuse organization Tzedek has just issued guidelines for...

October 23, 2014: British Government Threatens To Close Dirty, Dangerous Satmar Hasidic School
Comments: 14 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Religion
The British government has threatened to close the Satmar hasidic movement’s Talmud Torah Yetev Lev, one of the largest hasidic schools in London. Above: Satmar school children in Monroe, NY (file photo) British Government Threatens To Close Dirty, Dangerous Satmar...

October 3, 2014: Video: Live Chicken Kapparot In Israeli Hospital Nursery
Comments: 24 | Categories: Child Safety , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Religion
An actual live chicken was brought intio an Israeli hospital nursery and kapparot was done for one of the babies. Neonates have very immature immune systems, and this unnecessarily exposed babies to disease.

September 23, 2014: 6-Month-Old Haredi Baby Dies After Being Dropped Down Stairs
Comments: 12 | Categories: Child Safety , Haredim , Israel
A six-month-old haredi baby has passed away after being dropped last week by an older brother and tumbling down a flight of stairs. 6-Month-Old Haredi Baby Dies After Being Dropped Down Stairs Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com A six-month-old haredi baby...

September 23, 2014: Lev Tahor Girls Flee Foster Family, Escape Canada For The US
Comments: 3 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Religion
The Lev Tahor haredi cult allegedly helped two of its children remanded to foster care to flee Canada for the US – and New York State is allegedly allowing the girls to live with their father in New York. Above:...

September 16, 2014: Avi Schick Misleads About Dangers Of Controversial Haredi Circumcision Practice
Comments: 29 | Categories: Child Safety , Circumcision , Haredim , Med-Ethics , Religion
Avi Schick, a former deputy attorney general of New York State, has published a deceptive op-ed about metzitzah b' peh (MBP), the direct mouth-to-bleeding-penis-sucking done by haredi mohels after cutting off a baby's foreskin. How many babies must be killed...

August 23, 2014: Except For 6 Families, Haredi Lev Tahor Cult Relocated To Rural Guatemala
Comments: 10 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Religion , Women & Judaism
Of the nearly 200 members of the sect, a half-dozen families remain in Chatham, Ont., where the group has been based since November 2013. The members left in Canada include some of those who have been involved in a custody...

August 18, 2014: Hasidic Bungalow Colony Where Little Boy Died In Fire Had No Smoke Alarms
Comments: 31 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim
Camp Mareh Yechezkel, the hasidic bungalow colony-camp in Liberty, New York where a 3-year-old haredi boy, Aron Follman, died in a fire last night, has no smoke detectors in any of its bungalows, and fire officials came close to evacuating...

August 5, 2014: Chabad Rabbi Whose Actions Endangered Children Elected Head Of Rabbinical Council
Comments: 6 | Categories: Chabad , Child Safety , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Chabad Rabbi Mordechai "Mottel" Gutnick has been elected President of the Rabbinical Council of Victoria. But his past actions call that election into question. Chabad Rabbi Whose Actions Endangered Children Elected Head Of Rabbinical Council Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com Chabad...

July 16, 2014: Avoiding Abuse: Empathy, Realistic Expectations Key To Raising A Child With Disabilities
Comments: 3 | Categories: Child Safety , Pedophilia & Related Crimes , Science
Children with developmental disabilities are at higher risk for abuse and neglect from parents than are children who develop at a more typical rate. A new study finds that inappropriate expectations and lack of empathy from parents play a significant...

July 15, 2014: Hasidic School In London Fails Across The Board
Comments: 4 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim
The British government's education arm, the Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills (Ofsted), report on the horrible conditions in the Vizhnitz heder in London, England, June 2014. The report finds safety and health violations as well as...

June 29, 2014: Video: Dov Hikind And Borough Park Shomrim Discuss Child Safety
Comments: 2 | Categories: Child Safety , Haredim
In a brief newly released video, New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind (Borough Park) discusses child safety for haredim with Borough Park Shomrim coordinators Yanky Daskal and Motty Katz. Above from left: Dov Hikind, Yanky Daskal and Motty Katz Hikind,...

June 29, 2014: Bobov Bans Summer Campers From Having Cellphones
Comments: 26 | Categories: Bans & Censorship , Child Safety , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
The Bobov hasidic movement in Brooklyn has banned all summer camp children from having any type of cellphone – even ones without Internet access. Any child found with a cellphone will be kicked out of camp. For students who need...

June 23, 2014: Racist Chief Rabbi Of Safed Says "Whining" Family Of Kidnapped Soldier Gilad Shalit Caused Kidnapping Of 3 West Bank Teen Boys
Comments: 23 | Categories: Child Safety , Israel , MO & Chardal , Religion , Terrorism
The Chief Rabbi of Safed Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu has accused the family of a kidnapped Israeli soldier of “whining,” weakening Israel and causing the terrorist kidnapping of three Zionist Orthodox teenage boys in the West Bank June 12. Racist Chief...

June 21, 2014: Video: Truck Runs Over Young Girl In Bnei Brak
Comments: 11 | Categories: Child Safety , Haredim , Israel
A truck ran over a young girl in the Israeli haredi city of Bnei Brak. After the accident, parents reportedly searched for security camera footage and found this. Notice the complete lack of safety concerns from the children and from...

June 20, 2014: Leading Zionist Orthodox Rabbi: Our Children Will Continue To Hitchhike On The West Bank, Those Who Criticize Us Are Hypocrites
Comments: 10 | Categories: Child Safety , Israel , MO & Chardal , Terrorism
"The same people who, to make a total distinction between a righteous person and an evil one, claim that one should not criticize a woman who was attacked in any way, and she must not be blamed even if she...

June 17, 2014: IDF Thwarted At least 30 Terrorist Kidnapping Attempts In Last Year Alone; Despite Heightened Risk, Settler Teens Still Hitchhiking
Comments: 14 | Categories: Antisemitism , Child Safety , Israel , MO & Chardal
The IDF prevented at least 30 hitchhiking kidnapping attempts by Arab terrorists in the past year before three teenage settler boys were kidnapped while hitchhiking by Arab terrorists on the West Bank Thursday night. Even so, most rabbis and community...

June 16, 2014: Zionist Orthodox West Bank Settlers Insist Hitchhiking Will Continue, Despite Kidnappings
Comments: 27 | Categories: Antisemitism , Child Safety , Israel , MO & Chardal
"…Much more importantly, let's call a spade a spade: those who say [the kidnap victims shouldn't have been hitchhiking alone at night in the West Bank] are blaming the victim. It is a disgusting claim, akin to misogynists who say...

June 15, 2014: IDF Warned Settler Leaders To Stop Teens From Hitchhiking, But Settler Leaders Refused
Comments: 20 | Categories: Child Safety , Israel , MO & Chardal
The IDF has been pleading for months with yeshiva heads and settler leaders to stop the hitchhiking, but to no avail. Indeed, these attempts to stop the hitchhiking go back two decades and have continued sporadically ever since, – especially...

June 15, 2014: Kidnapped Boy Called Police And Yelled, “We’ve Been Kidnapped!,” Police Failed To Act
Comments: 16 | Categories: Antisemitism , Chabad , Child Safety , Israel , MO & Chardal
One of the three teen boys kidnapped Thursday night in the West Bank as they were hitchhiking home from Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz’s Mekor Chaim Yeshiva called the police as the kidnapping was taking place and yelled, "We've been kidnapped!" Israel...

June 14, 2014: Three Boys Still Missing, Presumed Kidnapped By Terrorists
Comments: 10 | Categories: Antisemitism , Chabad , Child Safety , Israel , MO & Chardal
Two 16-year-olds were hitchhiking home from their West Bank yeshiva when they disappeared along with another teen and are presumed kidnapped by terrorists. Above from left: Eyal Yifrah, Gil-Ad Shayer and the American Naftali Frenkel Three Missing Boys Still Missing,...

June 12, 2014: Report: Leiby Kletzky Security Cameras Switched To Exclusive NYPD Control
Comments: 9 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim
The Leiby Kletzky memorial security cameras in Borough Park and Midwood, Brooklyn installed with government money, often on public property, to prevent kidnapping of children and other crimes have reportedly been switched to exclusive NYPD control. Until now, the cameras...

June 12, 2014: 3 Weeks After Chabad Child Plunges To His Death From 6th Floor Window, Some Families Still Refuse To Install Window Guards
Comments: 17 | Categories: Chabad , Child Safety , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Med-Ethics
Three weeks after a 21-month-old Chabad boy fell to his death out of an unprotected six-floor window in a Crown Heights, Brooklyn apartment, some Chabad families with children who live in the same building have still not installed legally mandated...

June 11, 2014: Two Wounded In Haredi Grammar School Shooting
Comments: 9 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel
A child and an adult were reportedly shot Monday after a security guard allegedly gave his loaded gun to a child. Originally published at 11:35 pm CDT 6-10-2014 Two Wounded In Haredi Grammar School Shooting Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com A...

June 10, 2014: Alleged Anti-Semitic Expulsion Of Jews From Small Guatemalan Town Reportedly A Reaction To The Behavior Of The Lev Tahor Haredi Cult
Comments: 13 | Categories: Antisemitism , Child Safety , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
"There was no expulsion of Jews from the town of San Juan la Laguna. There is a group of Jews [Lev Tahor] who are migrating from Canada to Guatemala, [but they are being] pursued by the Canadian authorities for legal...

May 22, 2014: 2-Year Old Who Fell Out Of 6th Floor Window Dies; Hasidic Building Had Safety Code Violation That Likey Contributed To Child's Death
Comments: 41 | Categories: Chabad , Child Safety , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim
The hasidic developed building in Crown Heights was reportedly not up to city safety code, with at least one major violation that arguably caused the child's death. The 2-year old toddler, Levi Nemon, who fell out of a 6th floor...

May 14, 2014: Haredi Lev Tahor Cult Stopped From Fleeing To Rural Guatemala By Quebec Warrants
Comments: 7 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Religion
Attempts by the haredi Lev Tahor cult to flee Canada for Guatemala have been temporarily halted because the Canadian Province of Quebec’s child welfare agency still has outstanding warrants for all 129 Lev Tahor children. Above: A file photo of...

May 10, 2014: Dozens Of Haredi Lev Tahor Cult Members Flee To Guatemala, Live In 3-Room Shack
Comments: 11 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim
Members of the haredi Lev Tahor cult appear to be fleeing to the Central American country of Guatemala, according to several sources close to the group, as rural Canadian child protection workers and judges are outsmarted by cult members –...

May 7, 2014: 4 Haredi Lev Tahor Cult Children Returned To Their Cult Family
Comments: 9 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim
The decision to return the children to their family in the Lev Tahor cult despite ample evidence of abuse that took place in Quebec was made by a judge in Ontario. Above: file photo of two Lev Tahor cult girls...

May 7, 2014: Lev Tahor Haredi Cult Family In Canadian Court Today
Comments: 3 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
A Lev Tahor family in Chatham, Ont., is in court Wednesday, hoping to be reunited with its four children. The children were among those who fled Canada to Trinidad and Tobago in early March in violation of a court order,...

May 1, 2014: Should Brooklyn's Borough President Honor A School That Does Not Teach Any Secular Subjects?
Comments: 25 | Categories: Chabad , Child Safety , Haredim
Ohlei Torah is a Chabad-Lubavitch yeshiva with students in grades 1 through 12 founded by the late Chabad-Lubavitch Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson. It has never taught any secular subjects. Even so, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams is going to honor...

April 14, 2014: Haredi Cult Wins Partial Victory On Appeal
Comments: 2 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Religion
A local judge in rural Ontario, Canada has ordered that a group of children from the Lev Tahor haredi cult do not have to be sent back to Quebec. But she also ruled that child protection should continue to investigate...

April 11, 2014: Quebec Court Ordered All 128 Lev Tahor Cult Children Into Protective Custody
Comments: 4 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim
A Quebec Provincial Court has issued apprehension orders for all 128 children in the haredi cult. Lev Tahor children cry and pray earlier this month after their teacher was arrested on immigration charges (Blackburn News) Blackburn News reports: A Quebec...

April 8, 2014: Illegal Haredi Yeshiva Caught With Dangerous Illegal Matzoh Bakery
Comments: 22 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim
Congregation Ateres Yisroel, an illegal Ramapo haredi yeshiva and 24-bed dormitory previously cited for not having a building permit, a certificate of occupancy, or fire safety equipment, and which has known electrical hazards and other safety issues, has now been...

April 7, 2014: Dozens Of Haredi Schools Allegedly Ignore NY State Law Mandating Fire Safety Inspections
Comments: 11 | Categories: Chabad , Child Safety , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim
New York State law requires that anyone who wants to operate a school, public or private, must provide guarantees for the safe operation to protect the children attending. A crucial safety requirement demands that the schools must submit proof of...

April 6, 2014: Several Lev Tahor Members To Be Deported From Canada
Comments: 11 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
While some Lev Tahor cult members were in a rural Ontario court, fighting to get back some of their children seized over allegations of child abuse, three others appeared at a detention review in Toronto Friday where the Immigration and...

April 4, 2014: Haredi Cult Must Follow Canadian Law, Judge Warns
Comments: 3 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes , Religion
"Your obligation is to raise your children the way this country has guaranteed children be raised." Lev Tahor children cry and pray after their teacher was arrested earlier this week (credit: Blackburn News) Haredi Cult Must Follow Canadian Law, Judge...

March 19, 2014: Haredi Cult Allegedly Lied To Child Protection Workers, Documents Reveal
Comments: 11 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Religion
The haredi Lev Tahor cult allegedly lied to Canadian child protection workers who – despite Lev Tahor's proven history of disregard for secular courts and enforcement agenicies and its history of flight to avoid court orders – trusted a group...

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