8,051 posts categorized "Crime, Litigation, etc."

March 3, 2015: Right-Wing Activist Banned From Temple Mount By Police Unjustly, Court Finds; Orders State To Pay $126,000 In Damages
Comments: 2 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Israel , MO & Chardal , Religion , Turf Disputes
Judge Malka Aviv of the Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court ordered the State of Israel to pay Temple Mount activist Rabbi Yehuda Glick 500,000 shekels (about $126,000) for banning him from the Temple Mount from 2011-2013. She also awarded Glick 150,000 shekels...

March 3, 2015: Protections, Not Money, Can Boost Whistleblowing
Comments: 1 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Science
The work supports the idea that companies and organizations that want to encourage internal reporting of wrongdoing should focus on developing and implementing anti-retaliation policies to protect whistleblowers. Protections, Not Money, Can Boost Internal Corporate Whistleblowing North Carolina State University...

March 2, 2015: AJN Denies Firing Whistleblower Journalist
Comments: 20 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Media & Media Criticism , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
The Australian Jewish News has denied sacking a senior journalist who helped the royal commission into institutional responses to child sexual abuse by supplying a damaging text message from a senior rabbi. But it looks like the paper's editor may...

March 2, 2015: Former Employee Of Chabad's Yeshivah Centre Charged With Sexual Assault Of Two Victims While In Prison
Comments: 51 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
A former employee of Chabad's Yeshivah Centre in Melbourne, Australia – almost certainly Samuel David Cyprys – has been charged with two counts of indecent assault against one victim, and three counts of indecent assault against another victim - all...

March 2, 2015: Reports: Haredi Pre-Schools Allegedly Looted By Rabbis, Teachers Money Stolen For Many Years
Comments: 7 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel
The fraud reportedly has gone on for many years. The victims in large part are teachers who do not receive their full pay, and United Torah Judaism Party Members of Knesset allegedly know about the fraud but have done little...

March 2, 2015: Avi Schick Misleads On Circumcision
Comments: 10 | Categories: Child Safety , Circumcision , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Med-Ethics
Avi Schick, the frequently dishonest haredi political insider, has written a very deceptive article on NYC's deal with haredim on metzitzah b'peh, (MBP), the direct mouth-to-bleeding-penis sucking done by most haredi mohels after cutting off a baby's foreskin. That deal...

March 2, 2015: Petition Calls On Chabad Yeshivah Centre's Board Of Management To Resign Over Handling Of Child Sex Abuse
Comments: 32 | Categories: Chabad , Child Safety , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Members of Melbourne’s Jewish community have called for the immediate resignation of the board at the disgraced [Chabad] Yeshivah Centre in the wake of a damning royal commission probe. While several high-profile rabbis have already ­resigned from positions — ­including...

March 1, 2015: Video: Haredi Modesty Signs And Violence Against Women In Beit Shemesh
Comments: 11 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion , Women & Judaism
Weeks ago, an Israeli court ordered the city of Beit Shemesh to remove haredi modesty signs. But the divided city's haredi mayor has not ordered city workers to remove the signs. Here's video of local Nili Philip and a journalist...

March 1, 2015: Crown Heights Chabad Rabbi Arrested On Child Sex Abuse Charges
Comments: 127 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Rabbi Gershon Selinger was arrested Friday and charged with multiple accounts of sexual abuse of a minor. Selinger has reportedly taught in a number of Chabad schools in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, New York. Above: Rabbi Gershon Selinger Please click to...

March 1, 2015: Leading Jewish Newspaper Fires Whistleblower Who Exposed Chabad Rabbi’s Duplicity And Intimidation In Massive Child Sex Abuse Scandal
Comments: 24 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Media & Media Criticism , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
“In my view it’s clear that [Kamien] was effectively dismissed for disclosing to me a vital bit of evidence for submission to the royal commission. Had the text message not been disclosed, Rabbi Kluwgant would probably still have his senior...

March 1, 2015: Endangering Children's Lives To Appease Powerful Haredi Bloc Vote Attacked By NY Times and NY Daily News, But Endorsed By NY Post
Comments: 18 | Categories: Chabad , Child Safety , Circumcision , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Religion
"…de Blasio, who has pleased the potent [ultra-]Orthodox voting bloc by ridiculing the [Bloomberg's informed consent] policy as unenforceable while making no visible effort to enforce it, has decided simply to let the mohels do their thing….The [new] plan needs...

March 1, 2015: See Some Small Evil, Cover Up Other Larger Evil, Protect Chabad
Comments: 12 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Australia's Jewish Taskforce Against Family Violence attributes the evil we saw from a series of Chabad rabbis testifying before Australia's Royal Commission investigating child sex abuse at Chabad institutions to lack of training and tries to make it appear as...

February 28, 2015: Modern Orthodox Billionaire Looted His Mining Company, Federal Jury Finds
Comments: 8 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , MO & Chardal
Modern Orthodox mining billionaire Ira Rennert looted his bankrupt magnesium mining corporation as it teetered on the brink of insolvency in the late 1990s and will have to repay at least $118.2 million in damages and what could be hundreds...

February 28, 2015: Mikvah Voyeur Rabbi Barry Freundel Resigns From University – But Will Still Be Paid Thousands, Despite Guilty Pleas
Comments: 7 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , MO & Chardal , Women & Judaism
Mikvah Peeping Tevya Rabbi Barry Freundel has resigned from his part-time teaching post at Towson University in Maryland but will still be paid through March, despite pleading guilty to 52 counts of voyeurism for secretly video recording naked women as...

February 27, 2015: Failing UJA-Federation's Major Social Service Agency Hit With Massive NLRB Complaint
Comments: 1 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Hessed , Poverty & Homelessness
The complaint, filed Tuesday with the National Labor Relations Board, alleges that since Jan. 29 FEGS “has failed and refused to collectively bargain in good faith.” It said FEGS has repudiated various sections of the collective bargaining agreement, including those...

February 27, 2015: Borough Park Haredi Man Busted For Attempted Luring, Related Charges, In Teen Penis Enlargement Ploy
Comments: 28 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
A haredi man from Borough Park, Brooklyn has been arrested and charged with attempted luring of teenage boys, acting in a manner injurious to a child under 17 and disseminating indecent material to a minor. Borough Park Haredi Man Busted...

February 27, 2015: An Open Letter To The Victims Of Child Sex Abuse And The Community From Chabad's Yeshivah Centre In Melbourne
Comments: 39 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
What follows is an open letter sent today not long before Shabbat to victims of child sex abuse and to the Chabad Yeshivah Centre community from Yeshivah Centre leadership. The letter is in response to the shocking and awful testimony...

February 26, 2015: Does New Video Show Haredi Policy Change On Child Sex Abuse Reporting? Probably Not
Comments: 62 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Unidentified man 2: A child of 11 years old – a disgusting person sexually abused him. The person [i.e., the alleged victim] wants to know if he can go to the police or not? Kanievsky: "Presumably yes - he will...

February 26, 2015: Will Haredim Scam The New NYC Circumcision Protocol? Here's One Way They Might Do It
Comments: 30 | Categories: Child Safety , Circumcision , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim
Many people familiar with issue of herpes transmission through metzitzah b'peh (MBP, the direct mouth-to-bleeding-penis sucking done by haredi mohels after cutting off a baby's foreskin) believe haredim will scam the new MBP agreement they made with New York City....

February 26, 2015: Jerusalem Christian Seminary Torched In Apparent Racist Hate Crime
Comments: 16 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Israel , Religion , Xenophobia
The seminary was set on fire and its walls were painted with nationalist and racist graffiti, including the slogans “Jesus is a son of a whore” and “Redemption of Zion.” Above: The fire's aftermath (Jerusalem Fire Department) Jerusalem Christian Seminary...

February 26, 2015: Modern Orthodox Billionaire Allegedly Looted Mining Company
Comments: 12 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Kosher Business? , MO & Chardal
Did Modern Orthodox billionaire Ira Rennert loot one of his mining companies? A jury in a Manhattan federal court is poised to answer that question, and that answer could cost Rennert almost $1 billion. Above: Ira Rennert Modern Orthodox Billionaire...

February 25, 2015: Murdered Satmar Slumlord's Brother Reportedly Caught In Alleged Section 8 Housing Fraud
Comments: 21 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim
The brother of murdered Satmar slumlord Menachem "Max" Stark appears to have grown fat off government money meant for those who cannot afford Brooklyn’s skyrocketing rents. Proof of Aron "Al" Stark's alleged fraud surfaced in court while he was trying...

February 25, 2015: More Resignations Of Chabad Leaders Over Child Sex Abuse Scandal
Comments: 59 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Two more top Australian Chabad leaders have resigned due to their roles in the massive child sex abuse scandal that has shaken the Australian Jewish community – and, indeed Australai itself – to its core. In a story dated 2-26-2015,...

February 25, 2015: Mosque Burned In Another Alleged West Bank Jewish Settler Hate Crime
Comments: 4 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Israel , Religion , Xenophobia
"At one o'clock we heard screaming from the people of the village and realized the mosque was on fire. More than three hundred people awoke and we managed to put it out. After that we saw the writing, racist writing....

February 25, 2015: NYC Won't Releasae Names Of Infected Mohels, Even If They've Been Banned By City
Comments: 25 | Categories: Child Safety , Circumcision , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Med-Ethics
Under the new deal with haredim, de Blasio administration officials said it is unlikely New York City would release the name of any mohel who was banned after testing positive for infecting an infant with herpes – meaning Bill de...

February 24, 2015: Agudath Israel Of America Says Still Must Ask Rabbis Before Reporting Most Cases Of Child Sex Abuse
Comments: 20 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Top Agudath Israel of America staffers say they don't know if Agudah's top rabbis know about the Australian Chabad child sex abuse scandal and the haredi umbrella organization's policy, which is illegal, remains the same: almost every case of child...

February 24, 2015: Trial Of Accused Child Sex Abuser Todros Grynhaus Begins
Comments: 31 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Todros Grynhaus, 50, who has taught in Jewish schools, is accused of exposing himself to one alleged victim he was ‘obsessed’ with, treating her as a ‘plaything’ and taking her to a hotel where he abused her in a jacuzzi....

February 24, 2015: Rabbi "General" Fredrik "Fishel" Todd Sentencing Hearing Transcript
Comments: 7 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim
The entire sentencing hearing transcript of Rabbi Fredrik "Fishel" Todd, the Lakewood-based US Army "General" (who really wasn't) who provided the US military with Orthodox and haredi chaplains. Todd was involved in the second Eliyahu Weinstein fraud and turned government...

February 24, 2015: Disgraced Chabad Rabbi Yosef "Yossi" Feldman Explains No-Sex Sex Tape
Comments: 62 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
"It bothers me that it seems from some of your responses lately that you now don't believe in keeping Shabbos. I hope you still consciously believe in Hashem and the Torah. It's certainly a service for the community to expose...

February 24, 2015: NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio Kisses Hand Of Skvere Rebbe
Comments: 24 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim
New York's Mayor Bill de Blasio made a trip last night to New Square, the Skvere hasidic village in Rockland County, about an hour north of the city, to attend the wedding of the Skvere Rebbe David Twersky's son. This...

February 24, 2015: Alleged Prodfather Rabbi Mendel Epstein Claims To Be Mafia Mediator
Comments: 29 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Women & Judaism
In an undercover video played at his federal kidnapping and extortion trial in Trenton, New Jersey Monday, Rabbi Mendel Epstein is seen telling undercover FBI agents that he works as a mediator in disputes with the Mafia. Above: Rabbi Mendel...

February 24, 2015: Haredi-Cofounded Nonprofit Organization That Helped Child Molester’s Family Make Aliya Wins Jerusalem Prize
Comments: 26 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
This year’s Jerusalem Prize for Aliyah and Absorption was awarded to the cofounders of Nefesh B’Nefesh today – despite the fact that Nefesh B’Nefesh helped the family of a child molester who fled justice move to Israel to join him...

February 24, 2015: Shamed Before Royal Commission, Senior Chabad Rabbi Resigns From Yet Another Communal Position
Comments: 28 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Kosher Business? , Kosher Scandal , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Chabad Rabbi Yosef Feldman has stepped down from his role as the interim rav ha-machshir (kosher food supervising authority) for the prominent Sydney-based kosher caterer Amaze in Taste. But Feldman still holds the position as top rabbi of a synagogue,...

February 23, 2015: Chabad Child Rapist David Cyprys Charged With Five Counts For Alleged Jailhouse Rape Of Teen
Comments: 31 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Top Chabad rabbis protected him for almost 30 years as he raped and molested his way though the children in Chabad's care. But Now convicted child rapist Samuel David Cyprys is facing five more criminal charges stemming from his alleged...

February 23, 2015: New Charges Against Chabad Pedophile David Cyprys?
Comments: 44 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Samuel David Cyprys, Melbourne, Australia's most notorious child rapist who is currently serving time in prison of child rape and abuse charges, is due in court next month – perhaps for the alleged rape of an 18-year-old prisoner. Cyprys was...

February 23, 2015: Report: Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson Uses Detectives Like They're His Personal Errand Boys
Comments: 12 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc.
Ken Thompson has spent the first 13 months of his term giving sweetheart plea deals to hasidim, dissing anti-child-sex-abuse advocates and victims alike, and overturning the convictions of men his predecessor wrongly convicted. And now it seems Thompson has also...

February 23, 2015: Alleged “Prodfather” Rabbi Mendel Epstein Shown On Tape In Court Offering To Kidnap And Torture Husband For $60,000
Comments: 42 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Women & Judaism
In the secret video recordings made by undercover FBI agents, Epstein is seen speaking with two undercover FBI agents posing as a brother and sister. Epstein is reportedly heard saying that it would cost the pair at least $60,000 to...

February 23, 2015: David Cyprys Raped Child At Knife-Point In Chabad School, Victim's Rabbi-Father Says
Comments: 48 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
The brutality of convicted pedophile Samuel David Cyprys on display once again. For the first time ever, Rabbi Laibl Wolf publicly states that Cyprys held a knife to the throat of his son Yaakov while threatening him and sexually assaulting...

February 22, 2015: Journalist Who Leaked Damning Texts From Chabad Rabbi Reportedly Forced Out Of Job At Australian Jewish Newspaper
Comments: 63 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Media & Media Criticism , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
The journalist in question took text messages sent by Rabbi Meir Shlomo Kluwgant to the AJN's editor Zeddy Lawrence as Waks' father Zephania was testifying and gave them to Manny Waks. The messages attacked Zephania for the damage his testimony...

February 22, 2015: Terror Attack Foiled By Wedding Gift, Jerusalem Mayor
Comments: 7 | Categories: Antisemitism , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Terrorism
Jerusalem has a new Caped Crusader, and it isn’t Batman – its secular Mayor Nir Barkat. Above: Nir Barkat Above: Barkat makes the tackle in the above security camera video released by the city tonight Terror Attack Foiled By Wedding...

February 22, 2015: Ex-Haredi Education Advocates Place Billboard In Haredi Neighborhood Of Brooklyn, Sparking Some Haredi Outrage, NYC Lie
Comments: 44 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim
YAFFED's controversial billboard on a Flushing Avenue building – it's first ad posted in a haredi neighborhood – in this case, Williamsburg, Brooklyn – rather than on a large public road on the outskirts – shows a young boy learning...

February 22, 2015: Haredi Sicarii Gang Member Beaten, Peyos Cut Off, After Outburst At Rabbi’s Funeral
Comments: 11 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel
During the funeral of Rabbi Levi Hacohen Rabinowitz, the author of the Ma’adanei Hashulkan, which was attended by top haredi rabbis from across Jerusalem, Dovid Noach Krauss (also spelled Krause) – a leading member of the haredi Sikrikim / Sicarri...

February 21, 2015: After Massive Chabad Child Sex Abuse Scandal, Can Chabad Really Change For The Better? Many Members Of The Australian Orthodox Community Don't Think It Can
Comments: 42 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Can Chabad leadership really change its ways? That is the question that troubles many people now. "They need to be more consultative with other rabbis, lay leaders and women," Rabbi Kennard, principal at Burwood's Mt Scopus Memorial College, told Fairfax...

February 21, 2015: Chabad Rabbis Fail To Report More Child Sex Abuse Allegations To Police, Drawing Criticism From Expert
Comments: 28 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
A leading child protection expert has criticized a Chabad-led Melbourne synagogue for not reporting child sexual abuse allegations to police. Among those covering up the alleged sex abuse are two Chabad rabbis who testified before Australia's Royal Commission earlier this...

February 20, 2015: Alleged "Sex Pest" Hasidic Rabbi Appeals Extradition To Supreme Court
Comments: 3 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Alleged “sex pest” Rabbi Eliezer Berland is appealing to the Netherlands Supreme Court in an effort to avoid his imminent extradition to Israel. Berland, who heads the Breslov hasidic Shuvu Banim sect, alleged sexually abused several female followers, including at...

February 20, 2015: Taking Aim At Illegal Housing In Heavily-Haredi Rockland County
Comments: 13 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim
"…Some believe that violating health and building codes is no big deal. Some believe that chopping up apartments and herding students like cattle is the cost of doing business. Some believe that it's okay to exploit those who have little...

February 20, 2015: Why Has Chabad Rabbi Tzvi Hirsch Telsner Not Resigned?
Comments: 34 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Chabad Rabbi Zvi Hirsch Telsner remains Melbourne Chabad Yeshivah Centre’s top rabbi – despite mounting pressure for him to resign immediately after his testimony at the Royal Commission inquiry into Chabad child sex abuse made it clear that he did...

February 19, 2015: Audio: FBI Undercover Agents And Rabbi Martin "Mordechai" Wolmark Talk About The Alleged "Prodfather" Rabbi Mendel Epstein
Comments: 26 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Women & Judaism
Audio of a conversation between Rabbi Martin "Mordechai" Wolmark and an undercover agent posing as a Jewish woman in desperate need of help to convince her husband to give her a Jewish religious divorce known as a get. Wolmark refers...

February 19, 2015: Speeding Driver Convicted Of Reckless Manslaughter In Death Of Young Hasidic Couple
Comments: 1 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim
Julio Acevedo was convicted today of reckless manslaughter and other charges for the March 2013 death of Nathan Glauber and Glauber’s five-month pregnant wife Raizy in a car accident in Williamsburg. Ken Thompson, Brooklyn's increasingly questionable DA, showed up in...

February 19, 2015: Mikvah Peeping Tom Rabbi Barry Freundel Pleads Guilty To 52 Counts Of Voyeurism
Comments: 44 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , MO & Chardal , Religion , Women & Judaism
Rabbi Barry Freundel admitted in court Thursday that he used three hidden cameras to secretly videotape 52 naked women as they prepared to immerse in the mikvah (ritual bath) adjoining Freundel's former Modern Orthodox synagogue in Washington, DC. Above: Rabbi...

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