56 posts categorized "Child Safety"

April 14, 2014: Haredi Cult Wins Partial Victory On Appeal
Comments: 2 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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...

March 18, 2014: Haredi Lev Tahor Cult Members Who Fled To Guatemala Can Remain There – With One Condition, Judge Rules
Comments: 6 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
A Guatemalan family and child judge ruled Monday that six Lev Tahor children can remain with their parents, but must visit the Canadian embassy within three days of his ruling and get proper papers. The question now is, will Canada...

March 17, 2014: Haredi Cult Members To Appear In A Guatemala Court Today
Comments: 0 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Religion
Nine haredi Lev Tahor cult members who fled Canada for Guatemala earlier this month in defiance of a court order are scheduled to appear in a Guatemala court today. File photo: Unidentied Lev Tahor women and girls (16x9) Haredi Cult...

March 15, 2014: Haredi Lev Tahor Cult Members Who Fled To Guatemala Apprehended
Comments: 14 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Recently unsealed documents give a window into a broad-reaching investigation into the sect that spanned both provinces, beginning more than two years ago with allegations dating back to May 2012. The allegations, which sect members categorically deny and have not...

March 13, 2014: Lev Tahor Members Seek Refugee Status In Guatemala
Comments: 5 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
Six Lev Tahor children and their parents still missing from Canada have made their way to the Guatemalan lakefront town of Panajachel, according to a local rabbi. An official in the ministry of foreign affairs in Guatemala, speaking on condition...

March 12, 2014: Haredi Cult Dons Yellow Stars To Protest Canadian Courts, Child Welfare Officials
Comments: 57 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Haredim
Under the Nazis, the yellow Star of David marked Jews for death. Now, a runaway Jewish sect that's been ducking the law and trying to stay ahead of child-welfare authorities seizing its kids, is trading on the Holocaust -- using...

March 11, 2014: Two Haredi Lev Tahor Cult Teens Allegedly On Hunger Strike
Comments: 7 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
The girls, aged 14 and 16, were part of the group that were denied entry to Trinidad and Tobago last week. File photo: Unidentified Lev Tahor women and girls (16x9) CJAD Radio reports: Two teenage girls belonging to the Lev...

March 10, 2014: Two More Fugitive Haredi Cult Members Caught
Comments: 4 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
Two more fugitive members of the haredi Lev Tahor cult were apprehended Sunday afternoon at the Calgary airport. Lev Tahor women and girls (from 16 x 9) CTV reports: Two more members of an ultra-orthodox Jewish sect that left Canada...

March 9, 2014: Lev Tahor Members Resisted Deportation, Forced To Travel On Shabbat
Comments: 11 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Religion
Trinidad and Tobago law enforcement officials yesterday handed over the nine members of the ultra-orthodox Hasidic Jewish Group Lev Tahor to Canadian law enforcement and immigration officials at the Piarco International Airport for their return to Canada. But members of...

March 9, 2014: 9 Haredi Lev Tahor Cult Members Forcibly Returned To Canada
Comments: 8 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
Escorted by authorities, nine Lev Tahor members landed at Toronto's Pearson International Airport Saturday at 10:30 p.m.. The six children in that group were immediately placed in the care of the Children's Aid Society. File photo: Unidentified Lev Tahor girls...

March 8, 2014: Police: 9 Haredi Lev Tahor Cult Members Who Fled Canada To Be Returned Tonight
Comments: 0 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
Police say nine members of the haredi Lev Tahor cult who illegally fled justice in Canada will be returned from Trinidad and Tobago to Canada tonight. File photo: Unidentified Lev Tahor children The Canadian Press reports: TORONTO - Police say...

March 8, 2014: Lev Tahor Members Refuse To Return To Canada, Try To Mislead Immigration Authorities
Comments: 15 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
Nine members of the haredi Lev Tahor cult, most of them children, refused to be returned to Canada from Trinidad and Tobago. The group illegally fled Canada last week and was heading for a new hideout in Guatemala. Meanwhile, experts...

March 7, 2014: Breaking: Canadian Child Protection To Ask Court To Remove All 127 Lev Tahor Children From Haredi Cult
Comments: 13 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
Quebec and Ontario’s child protection services will ask for the removal of all 127 of the children from the Lev Tahor haredi cult. Two unidentified Lev Tahor children The Windsor Star reports: Quebec and Ontario’s child protection services will ask...

March 5, 2014: Lev Tahor Members Were Fleeing To Guatemala, 9 Stopped, Others Not
Comments: 4 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
“The families choose to be on a vacation tour in the Caribbean on the time of the appeal hearing, to wait out for the decision of the appeal, if they see that the Ontario can force them back to Quebec,...

March 5, 2014: Police Descend On Lev Tahor Apartments As Cult's Appeal Delayed For As Much As 3 Weeks After Members Flee
Comments: 3 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
After at least 9 Lev Tahor cult members tried to flee Canada, the haredi cult's appeal of a court order that would see 13 of the cult's children put into foster care has been delayed by as much as three...

March 5, 2014: Lev Tahor Cult Members Flee Canada
Comments: 12 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
Nine members of the haredi Lev Tahor cult have been detained at an airport in Trinidad and Tobago after fleeing Canada. File photo: Lev Tahor women and girls Lev Tahor Members Flee Canada Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com Nine members of...

February 25, 2014: Video: Inside The Haredi Lev Tahor Cult
Comments: 2 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
The Canadian TV news magazine 16x9 aired a full one hour program on the Lev Tahor haredi cult. Here it is:

February 22, 2014: Quebec Court Blocks Haredi Lev Tahor Cult’s Appeal, Children Must Be Returned To Quebec And Placed In Foster Care
Comments: 1 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
Police documents unsealed in Ontario court last week allege that girls as young as 14- or 15-years old are forced to marry adult men and bear their children, and that disobedient 13- and 14-year-olds are locked in basements. Children are...

February 22, 2014: As Fire Smolders, Orthodox Jews Reportedly Refuse To Call Fire Department Because Of Sabbath Restrictions
Comments: 35 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Haredim
Firefighters in the Village of Pomona in Ramapo and Havestraw, New York responded to an automatic alarm at a home this morning after its Orthodox Jewish occupants reportedly refused to call in the fire due to Shabbat (Sabbath) restrictions. As...

February 19, 2014: Stamford Hill Haredi School Found To Be Providing Inadequate Education
Comments: 10 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Haredim
The report said pupils had a “very limited” understanding of other cultures and faiths and only a “sketchy” understanding of public institutions and services in England. They told the inspector that they had “little involvement in their local and wider...

February 16, 2014: Haredim Claim Financial Troubles At Hadassah Hospital Are God’s Punishment For “Starving Mother” Case
Comments: 5 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
A new harshly worded pashkavil (wall poster) alleges an “axis of evil at Hadassah” and its affiliated medical school, which has a campus bordering Mea Shearim – a campus haredim want to close and, if possible, confiscate for their own...

February 9, 2014: Montreal Haredim Reportedly Ready With Foster Homes For Lev Tahor Cult Children
Comments: 12 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
Montreal Jewish agencies are reportedly prepared to place 13 haredi Lev Tahor cult children with haredi foster families after an Ontario court late last week upheld a Quebec court’s order that the children should be placed into foster care. File...

February 5, 2014: Video: Haredi Lev Tahor Cult Mother Lashes Out At Government Child Protection Services
Comments: 8 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Haredim
A mother from the haredi Lev Tahor cult lashed out at government child protection services over attempts to remove her children from the cult. The mother claims that bruises on the bodies of her children seen by child protection workers...

January 22, 2014: Rabbi Who Advocates Beating Innocent Children To Train Them To "Accept Torture Out Of Love" Teaches In Skvere Hasidic School
Comments: 25 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Rabbi Mendel Lowen has taught in Talmud Torah Skvere in London, England for more than 20 years. Rabbi Mendel Lowen, the haredi rabbi in London who published a booklet endorsing beating children who have done nothing wrong because beating them...

January 21, 2014: Haredi Rabbis Advocate Beating Children So They Learn To Accept Torture With Love
Comments: 56 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Rabbi Mendel Lowen published a booklet in London in 2011 on the proper way for haredim to educate their children. The booklet has approbations from leading haredi rabbis – including London's head haredi rabbi, Ephraim Padwa – even though it...

January 1, 2014: Here's Why Every Woman And Girl Should Own A Smartphone
Comments: 8 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
A new app helps women and girls protect themselves against sexual and physical violence. [Hat Tip: Frum Satire.]

December 3, 2013: Major Chabad Daycare In Toronto Unlicensed, Allegedly Deceptive
Comments: 4 | Categories: Chabad , Child Safety
In its parent handbook, Chabad's daycare claims that as part of the private Hebrew Chabad Schools, it is registered with the Ministry of Education – but what it allegedly hides from parents is that it is not licensed or inspected....

November 19, 2013: 60% Of Haredi Women Do Not Take Their Babies For Hearing Evaluations – Even Though The Evaluations Are Free
Comments: 11 | Categories: Child Safety , Haredim , Israel , Med-Ethics
Six out of 10 haredi women don’t take their babies for free hearing checks, Tel Aviv University hearing researcher Dr. Sarah Ingber reportedly told the Knesset today. The Jerusalem Post reports: Six out of 10 ultra-Orthodox women don’t take their...

November 14, 2013: Bnei Brak Shomrim Issue Public Letter Warning Of Multiple Cases Of Child Sex Abuse
Comments: 4 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
“Bad people are hanging around our community, including some who refer to themselves as anash [anshei shlomeinu; members of the community],” and these people are targeting children. Bnei Brak Shomrim Issue Public Letter Warning Of Multiple Cases Of Child Sex...

July 18, 2013: Satmar 'Child Safety'
Comments: 10 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Haredim
A Satmar banner apparently illegally hung across Brooklyn street for 6 weeks adjacent to two schools blocks drivers' view of a traffic light. The sign blocking view of the traffic light. Please click to enlarge. A FailedMessiah reader writes: The...

July 6, 2013: A Series Of Near-Drownings And At Least One Death Hit Haredi Bungalow Colonies And Camps
Comments: 65 | Categories: Child Safety , Haredim
Three near-drownings – one of a 22-month-old – and an accidental death of teen hit haredi camps and bungalow colonies. Yeshiva World reports: For the third time in under 24 hours, a child was pulled from a swimming pool. Sources...

May 21, 2013: Strike At Bobov 45 Yeshiva In Borough Park Allegedly Leaves Children Alone All Day Without Adequate Adult Supervision
Comments: 17 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Haredim
Children have allegedly been left alone in the building all day without adult supervision. Some of the very young children allegedly ran home while others were cared for by the 12- and 13-year-olds. I have heard that an 8-year-old boy...

February 27, 2013: Video: How Bad Is Satmar's Spring Valley Boys School? Very Bad, It Seems
Comments: 24 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Haredim
If the people interviewed in this video are to be believed, Satmar's United Talmudical Academy in Spring Valley, New York is a very dangerous school.

January 23, 2013: Lawsuit Aims To Force NY State To Make Private Religious Schools Take The Same Child Safety Measures Public Schools Must Take By Law
Comments: 11 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
A Long Island student and her father have filed a lawsuit against the New York State, the State Assembly and its Speaker Sheldon Silver, and other elected officials (including include two presidents pro tem of the New York State Senate),...

December 25, 2012: It's Not Their Fault – They're Only Teachers
Comments: 13 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
A haredi education "expert" explains why so many haredi kids talk to strangers when they should not, and why this alarming security gap is not the fault of their teachers or school principals – even though it really is. Rabbi...

November 2, 2012: Unattended 6-Year-Old Boy Drowns In Bathtub
Comments: 8 | Categories: Child Safety , Haredim , Israel
Police say the boy was in the family’s bathtub playing with a 5-year-old sibling with no adult supervision. Unattended 6-Year-Old Boy Drowns In Bathtub Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com Ichud Hatzalah medics in Beit Shemesh were called to an apartment on...

September 4, 2012: New Haredi Book On Child Sex Abuse Prevention Tries To Do Its Job Without Naming Body Parts Or Using The Word "Sex"
Comments: 30 | Categories: Books , Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Med-Ethics , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
A new book for haredi children and their families on preventing child sexual abuse tries to educate children without using the words, "penis," "vagina," "groin," or "sex." “It’s like printing a recipe in a cookbook, without saying the word 'food,"...

August 31, 2012: Jewish Community Leader Tied To Chabad Pedophile Abruptly Resigns
Comments: 31 | Categories: Chabad , Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Michelle Coleman, the executive director of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (i.e., Melbourne, Australia), has abruptly resigned, apparently because of her relationship with pedophile David Cyprys and her mishandling of the issues surrounding his case. Chabad Rabbi Avrohom Glick,...

May 17, 2012: Haredi Rabbis Endanger Children, Report Claims
Comments: 34 | Categories: Chabad , Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Med-Ethics
The city's health department had planned a public-awareness campaign to make parents of newborn boys aware of the potential for infection with the direct-suction version of the ritual, as opposed the safer version conducted by most Orthodox Jews, in which...

May 7, 2012: Before Banning The Internet, Rabbis Should Protect Haredi Children From Abuse And Molestation
Comments: 75 | Categories: Blogs , Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Media & Media Criticism , Pedophilia & Related Crimes , Web/Tech
I was the fifth of 11 children in a non-Hasidic ultra-Orthodox family. As a teenager, I realized I didn't want to be as religious as my family. "I want to go to college," I told my mother. "We'll have you...

May 7, 2012: Haredi Children More Likely To Be Harmed Due To Parental Negligence
Comments: 27 | Categories: Child Safety , Haredim , Israel
Israeli hospitals report that haredi children are more likely to be harmed due to parental negligence on Lag Ba’omer than any other group. The Jerusalem Post has a litany of preventable accidents that commonly injure children on Lag Ba'omer, the...

May 6, 2012: Firefighters Want To Crack Down On Illegal Haredi Schools, Code Violations
Comments: 20 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Haredim
Ramapo firefighters say makeshift schools exist all across the town and pose dangers both for students and volunteers who respond to fires and other emergencies. Access for firetrucks is often limited, and structures are frequently so close together that flames...

April 19, 2012: Attempted Child Kidnapping In Brooklyn
Comments: 29 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
A 7 year old Jewish girl playing outside in Kensington, Brooklyn was confronted by a middle aged man who grabbed her by the hand and asked her to get into a double parked car, the father of the girl confirmed....

March 22, 2012: Haredi Teen Drunkenness Finally Draws Community Attention – Sort Of
Comments: 36 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Med-Ethics
Young haredi teens in Brooklyn go shul hopping to get access to free booze. But a series of emergency hospitalizations for alcohol poisoning has finally caused the haredi community to – slowly and very weakly – begin to deal with...

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