7,104 posts categorized "Crime, etc."

April 23, 2014: 5 Shomrim Members Face Up To 25 Years in Prison In Beating Of Gay Black College Student
Comments: 1 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Homophobia and its Discontents
“We simply cannot allow anyone walking on the streets of Brooklyn to be knocked to the ground, stomped and brutally beaten. Our streets must be free of such violence and everyone must adhere to the rule of law, including these...

April 23, 2014: Hasidic Man Pleads Guilty To Using Charity As Illegal Bank To Launder Money
Comments: 3 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim
A haredi man who operated a Klausneberg-Sanz hasidic charity as an illegal bank used by depositors to launder money, evade taxes and commit other crimes has pleaded guilty. Solomon Dwek's mug shot Hasidic Man Pleads Guilty To Using Charity As...

April 23, 2014: West Bank Settler Youth Allegedly Attack Firefighters With Stones And Metal Rods
Comments: 3 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Israel , MO & Chardal
A team of firefighters who were called to extinguish a fire in a trash dumpster in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Beit El Monday night were allegedly beaten with metal rods and stoned by settlement youth. Firefighter injured in...

April 23, 2014: William E. Rapfogel, Rabbi David Cohen Plead Guilty In Thefts From The Metropolitan Council On Jewish Poverty
Comments: 14 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Poverty & Homelessness
William E. Rapfogel, the former Modern Orthodox CEO of the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty, the New York City Jewish community’s anti-poverty arm, pleaded guilty this morning to first-degree larceny. William E. Rapfogel, left, and Rabbi David Cohen, right Last...

April 23, 2014: UPDATED: 5 Satmar Hasidic Shomrim Members Arrested In Beating Of Gay Black Man
Comments: 5 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Homophobia and its Discontents
The NYPD hate crimes unit has arrested five individuals from Williamsburg’s hasidic community in the December 1 beating of a gay black man, 22-year-old Taj Patterson. Each hasid faces as much as 25 years in prison. Taj Patterson after the...

April 23, 2014: Police Search Home Of Radical West Bank Rabbi Linked To Chabad
Comments: 3 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Chabad , Crime, etc. , Israel , MO & Chardal , Xenophobia
The home of radical Rabbi Yosef Elitzur – the co-head of Od Yosef Chai, a radical yeshiva in the West Bank founded and still headed by radical Chabad Rabbi Yitzchak Ginsburg – was searched by police today after Elitzur and...

April 23, 2014: Vizhniter Rebbe Tells Yeshiva Students To Dodge The Draft No Matter What
Comments: 8 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion
"…The first thing is not to panic, and to trust the Creator…do not pay any attention to all the letters that arrive from [the IDF]. Parents should treat the [draft] order [for thir son] as if it is just some...

April 22, 2014: Holocaust Memorial, Grave Of Late Chabad-Lubavitch Rebbe’s Mentally Disabled Brother, Vandalized In Ukraine
Comments: 8 | Categories: Antisemitism , Chabad , Crime, etc.
A Holocaust memorial and the grave of the mentally disabled brother of the late Chabad-Lubavitch Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson have been defaced. Chabad-Lubavitch Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson Holocaust Memorial, Grave Of Late Chabad Rebbe’s Brother, Vandalized In Ukraine Shmarya Rosenberg...

April 22, 2014: City Sponsored Male Only Post Passover Mimouna Celebration Rankles Non-Haredi City Residents
Comments: 1 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Women & Judaism
A city-sponsored public Mimouna celebration in the costal city of Ashdod was illegally gender segregated by haredim, angering many non-haredi residents. City Sponsored Male Only Post Passover Mimouna Celebration Rankles Non-Haredi City Residents Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com A city-sponsored public...

April 22, 2014: Report: Modern Orthodox Embezzler To Plead Guilty Tomorrow
Comments: 0 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Poverty & Homelessness
William E. Rapfogel – the Modern Orthodox former CEO of the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty, the New York City Jewish community’s anti-poverty arm – is expected to plead guilty tomorrow in a Manhattan state court. William E. Rapfogel, left,...

April 20, 2014: Number Of Israeli Draft Dodgers Skyrocketed In 2013, Mostly Due To Haredim
Comments: 4 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion
The combined number of draft dodgers (defined as those who received draft orders but did not report for duty) and deserters (soldiers who left their bases without leave) is reportedly enough to fill two entire IDF brigades. Number Of Israeli...

April 19, 2014: Moshe M. Lehrfield's Billing Records At The Heart Of The New Criminal Case Against Haredi Mega Scammer Eliyahu Weinstein
Comments: 11 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim
Greenberg Taurig's Moshe M. Lehrfield's billing records for the real estate 'deal' at the center of the new criminal case against haredi mega scammer Eliyahu Weinstein. Eliyahu Weinstein Read the details of why what Lehrfield did was crucial for Weinstein...

April 18, 2014: Haredi British Alleged Pedophile Tries To Flee To Gambia
Comments: 7 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
In prison in Israel and fighting extradition to Britain, alleged haredi pedophile Todros Grynhaus tried to escape the law by running to Gambia with the help of his lawyers. Grynhaus' father is a senior dayan (rabbinic judge) on the Union...

April 18, 2014: The New Indictment Against Haredi Mega Thief Eliyahu Weinstein
Comments: 10 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim
Here's the new indictment issued yesterday against haredi mega-thief Eliyahu Weinstein, the darling of Lakewood, New Jersey. Weinstein allegedly stole millions of dollars from what appear to be non-Jews while he was on pre-sentencing release for previous thefts totally at...

April 18, 2014: Another Racist ‘Price Tag’ Attack Against Mosque
Comments: 3 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, etc. , Israel , MO & Chardal
"We have been silent long enough regarding 'price tag' attacks. This time, the response to this act should be strong. Attacks on mosques cross a red line. Unfortunately, in the past the police have failed in their duties - they...

April 17, 2014: Haredi Mega-Fraudster Eliyahu Weinstein Indicted On 13 New Fraud Charges
Comments: 6 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim
Eliyahu Weinstein, 38, of Lakewood, N.J., was indicted on one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, five counts of wire fraud committed while on pretrial release, and seven counts of transacting in criminal proceeds. The government is seeking the...

April 17, 2014: Chabad Oligarch Lev Leviev Wins British High Court Battle In Theft Of Billions From Rival Arkady Gaydamak
Comments: 2 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Haredim
"…The row between the two men goes back to 2001, when…Mr Gaydamak claims, he agreed for Mr Leviev to be the public face of his half of their lucrative diamond business in Angola, keeping his own 50 per cent stake...

April 17, 2014: Probe Hynes
Comments: 4 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
"There could hardly be a more grievous violation of legal ethics than for a prosecutor to allow a wrongfully convicted man to remain imprisoned after a miscarriage of justice has come to light. That’s why former Brooklyn District Attorney Joe...

April 17, 2014: Did A Leading Conservative Rabbi And Ethics Expert Shill For A Large Corporation To Hurt America's Poor?
Comments: 5 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Poverty & Homelessness
Rabbi Elliot Dorff wrote an op-ed for the LA Jewish Journal against a form of tax filing that would see the government give each taxpayer a completely filled out basic return (either on paper or online) and give taxpayers the...

April 16, 2014: Kiryas Joel Playground Still Gender Segregated Despite Settlement With Civil Liberties Union
Comments: 18 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Women & Judaism
Just as Failedmessiah.com reported last month, the settlement between the NYCLU and Kiryas Joel was foolish and unenforcible and would easily be ignored by Kiryas Joel. And now it has been. The New York Civil Liberties Union has dropped the...

April 14, 2014: Video: Sanz-Klausenberg Rebbe Equates NYC Firemen With Nazis
Comments: 27 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim
The Sanz-Klauzenberg Rebbe tells a New York City fireman who is trying to extinguish a chametz-burning bonfire that "the Nazis in Deutchland were also doing this..." i.e., shutting down chametz-burnings. Typically the FDNY extinguishes the fires by a certain time,...

April 14, 2014: Former Modern Orthodox Met Council Head: Help Me Raise Money So I Can Stay Out Of Prison
Comments: 13 | Categories: Crime, etc. , MO & Chardal , Poverty & Homelessness
"…Last night, as I hugged one of my grand kids who turns 7 in April, I wondered how many birthdays of hers and my six other grandkids that I would miss. My youngest son is 22 and "in the parsha"...

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 14, 2014: Third Kansas City Victim Identified, Murders Now Officially Hate Crimes
Comments: 7 | Categories: Antisemitism , Bigotry & Racism , Crime, etc.
Frazier Glenn Cross, Jr., (pictured at right) also known as Frazier Glenn Miller, the former grand dragon of the Carolina KKK and a senior leader in various neo-Nazi and other white supremecist movesments for decades, killed three people yesterday at...

April 14, 2014: Kansas City Shooter Former KKK Grand Dragon
Comments: 17 | Categories: Antisemitism , Bigotry & Racism , Crime, etc.
Frazier Glenn Cross, Jr., the 73-year-old white supremacist accused of murdering three people at two Jewish sites in the suburbs of Kansas City yesterday is, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, a former Grand Dragon of the Carolina Ku...

April 14, 2014: Former Brooklyn DA Admitted He Believed Man Convicted Of Murdering Hasidic Rabbi Was Innocent
Comments: 2 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim
Former Brooklyn District Attorney Charles J. Hynes has admitted in a deposition that he did not believe that Jabbar Collins, a man his office wrongly convicted of a high profile 1994 murder of Satmar hasid Rabbi Abraham Pollack, was guilty....

April 14, 2014: Jewish Community Quietly Rallying Around Man Who Allegedly Stole Millions Of Dollars From Poor Jews
Comments: 16 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Poverty & Homelessness
Members of New York City’s Jewish community are raising millions of dollars to help former Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty CEO William E. Rapfogel. William E. Rapfogel Jewish Community Quietly Rallying Around Man Who Allegedly Stole Millions Of Dollars From...

April 13, 2014: Updated: Kansas City Shooter Asked Victims, "Are You Jewish?" And Then Shot Them
Comments: 26 | Categories: Antisemitism , Crime, etc.
The man who shot and killed at least three people in the Jewish Community Center and at an assisted living facility in the suburbs of Kansas City this afternoon asked his victims "are you Jewish?" before shooting them. The alleged...

April 13, 2014: South African Chief Rabbi Tells Jews Not Help Breslov Hasidic Leader Fleeing Israeli Police, Haredim Object
Comments: 6 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Pedophilia & Related Crimes , Religion
Following wanted alleged sex criminal Rabbi Eliezer Berland’s sudden arrival in South Africa after being expelled from Zimbabwe late last week, South African Chief Rabbi Warren Goldstein sent a letter to his rabbinic colleagues asking them to tell their congregants...

April 13, 2014: UPDATED: Shootings Reported At Kansas City JCC, Jewish Assisted Living Facility, 3 Dead, 1 Shooter In Custody Appears To Be Neo-Nazi
Comments: 6 | Categories: Antisemitism , Crime, etc.
A shooting was reported about 1 p.m. Sunday at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City, according to an Overland Park Fire Department spokesman. A second shooting was reported at Village Shalom, an assisted living center. Please see the...

April 13, 2014: Draft Dodger Haredi Yeshiva Student Released From Prison Early After Leading Zionist Orthodox Rabbi Intervenes And Haredim Threaten Widespread Violence
Comments: 2 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion
Eliyahu Cohen, the draft dodging haredi yeshiva student whose arrest and 20-day prison sentence sparked widespread haredi rioting, has suddenly been freed from military prison. Draft Dodger Haredi Yeshiva Student Released From Prison Early After Leading Zionist Orthodox Rabbi Intervenes...

April 13, 2014: Man Stabbed To Death In Fight In Safed Synagogue
Comments: 8 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , MO & Chardal
An argument between three people, one of them allegedly a homeless man, in a synagogue in Safed over Shabbat turned violent, resulting in the death of one man. Man Stabbed To Death In Fight In Safed Synagogue Shmarya Rosenberg •...

April 13, 2014: Haredim Use Banned Social Media App To Organize Protest Riot Against IDF
Comments: 2 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion
Haredim rioted across the country last night after news spread that Eli Cohen, who dodged the draft on orders from his haredi rabbis, would not be released from IDF prison early for Passover, Yeshiva World reported. The demonstration was announced...

April 12, 2014: Haredim Riot, At Least 3 Police Hurt, 8 Haredim Arrested
Comments: 3 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion
Three police officers were lightly injured Saturday night as haredim protested and rioted in Jerusalem, Bnei Brak and Ashdod against the arrest of a haredi draft dodger. File photo: Haredim riot in Jerusalem earlier this month over arrest of haredi...

April 11, 2014: Let The Poor Go Hungry?
Comments: 8 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Poverty & Homelessness
As the scandal surrounding the Metropolitan Council on Jewish , the new York City Jewish community's anti-poverty arm, continues, poor Jews suffer. As FailedMessiah.com reported April 1, ten days ago: …I spoke with a Met Council client who told me...

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 11, 2014: Racist, Violent, Chabad Influenced Yeshiva Closed By IDF
Comments: 2 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Chabad , Crime, etc. , Israel , MO & Chardal
Israel Defense Forces soldiers and a border police unit took over and closed down the Rabbi Yitzchak Ginsburg's Od Yosef Chai Yeshiva in the West Bank Settlement of Yitzhar today after its students rioted and attacked local Arabs, IDF solders...

April 11, 2014: 2 Lakewood Haredim Busted In Prostitution Sting
Comments: 56 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim
Two Lakewood haredim were among 15 men arrested in a Wall Township prostitution sting. Yesterday, the Asbury Park Press reported the names of 15 men arrested on prostitution related charges in Wall, New Jersey, about 13 miles northeast of Lakewood,...

April 11, 2014: Will Sam Kellner Sue?
Comments: 0 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Media & Media Criticism , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
All charges were dropped against supposed hasidic extortionist Sam Kellner after those charges were proved to be based on evidence best characterized as complete BS. A Jewish newspaper apparently helped smear Kellner despite widespread knowledge and much proof that the...

April 10, 2014: Criminal Case Against Sefardi Haredi Kabbalist Accused Of Extortion Closed
Comments: 0 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Sefardim
Israel’s Southern District Prosecutor’s Office announced that the extortion case against Rabbi Yoram Abergel has been closed. Rabbi Yoram Abergel Criminal Case Against Sefardi Haredi Kabbalist Accused Of Extortion Closed Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com Israel’s Southern District Prosecutor’s Office announced...

April 10, 2014: Israel Allegedly Decides To Free Haredi Draft Dodger Who Sparked Riots For Passover
Comments: 9 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion
The chairman of the Sefardi haredi Shas Party, Member of Knesset Aryeh Deri, has apparently negotiated a deal with the IDF to release a draft-dodging yeshiva student from jail so he can spend Passover with his family. The student's arrest...

April 10, 2014: Conservative Day School Tosses Out Teachers Union, Says Government Has No Authority Over It Due To Religion
Comments: 7 | Categories: Crime, etc.
Being Jewish means you can abuse your teaching staff almost at will. That is essentially the claim being made by a Conservative day school, which unilaterally decided not to recognize its longtime teachers union affiliated with the American Federation of...

April 10, 2014: Government Orders Haredi Man To Repay $24,000 In Fraudulently Earned Yeshiva Stipends
Comments: 1 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel
A haredi yeshiva student from Jerusalem has been ordered by the government to repay more than $24,000 in stipends he received for being a full-time yeshiva student after a Ministry of Education investigation found that he was not a full-time...

April 10, 2014: Video: Hundreds Of Haredim Violently Riot In Jerusalem, At least 5 Arrested
Comments: 36 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion
Haredim rioted in the Geulah neighborhood adjacent to Mea Shearim in Jerusalem today after a haredi yeshiva student, Eliyahu Cohen, was arrested for draft dodging. Hundreds Of Haredim Violently Riot In Jerusalem, At least 5 Arrested Shmarya Rosenberg • Failedmessiah.com...

April 10, 2014: Leaked Government Letter Exposes Name, Address Of Chabad Child Sex Abuse Complainant
Comments: 5 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
The man who complained to child safety authorities and police about an alleged sexual abuse cover-up at Chabad's Yeshivah Centre in Melbourne, Australia is now shocked by the widespread illegal release of his complaint that includes his name and and...

April 10, 2014: Rabbi Eliezer Berland In Handcuffs: Breslov Hasidic Leader Gets 3 Month Prison Sentence In Zimbabwe, To Be Deported
Comments: 18 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
FUGITIVE Israeli priest, Eliezer Berland (77), who was Tuesday convicted for violating the Zimbabwe's immigration laws, has been slapped with a three month prison sentence by Bulawayo senior magistrate Sibongile Msipa. Rabbi Eliezer Berland (source) AllAfrica.com reports: FUGITIVE Israeli priest,...

April 9, 2014: 7 Guilty In Rabbi Ordination Fraud
Comments: 12 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , MO & Chardal , Sefardim
Seven people were convicted today in a scheme that awarded unearned smicha (rabbinic ordination) to police officers and others who lacked the necessary qualifications to hold the title. 7 Guilty In Rabbi Ordination Fraud Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com Seven people...

April 9, 2014: Victims Of Orthodox Ponzi Schemer Gershon Barkany Sue Haredi Charities To Recover Some Of Their Lost Millions
Comments: 7 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal
Gershon Barkany pleaded guilty to stealing millions of dollars in a ponzi scheme and admitted his crime. As Barkany awaits sentencing, his victims are suing several haredi charities to try to get back part of their stolen money that Barkan...

April 8, 2014: Haredim Cry Anti-Semitism As Yeshiva Daycare Scandal Continues
Comments: 28 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim
"While it is fully within the rights of the County to appeal a judicial ruling, it's unbecoming for the County's top office holder to place a Facebook post that lobs accusations against members of a minority community; a post which...

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...

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