8,313 posts categorized "Crime, Litigation, etc."

May 22, 2015: Joseph Hayon, Founder Of Brooklyn's Tea Party, Arrested On Child Porn Charges
Comments: 16 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes , Sefardim
Joseph Hayon, the founder of Brooklyn's Tea Party and a Sefardi haredi community activist, has been arrested for child porn yesterday and was arraigned today. An important person from Brooklyn's Sefardi haredi community has been arrested for child porn and...

May 21, 2015: Child Sex Abuse And The Community: For Lessons In What Not To Do, Look At Chabad In Australia
Comments: 14 | Categories: Chabad , Child Safety , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes , Religion
"…Last week, a Chabad official told me that they were taking action, but that change takes time. The Australian experience shows that this issue cannot wait for concerted action. If organizations are serious about this problem, they need to have...

May 21, 2015: Why Mikvah Voyeur Rabbi Barry Freundel's Victims Are Justified In Suing The RCA
Comments: 10 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , MO & Chardal , Pedophilia & Related Crimes , Women & Judaism
Like many of Freundel’s conversion candidates, she was asked to do hours of unpaid administrative work in his home office until late in the evening. She spent hours taking dictation from him, including of his personal emails, even writing his...

May 21, 2015: Young Moldovan Jewish Businessman Under Arrest In Alleged $1 Billion Looting Of Poor Country’s Banks
Comments: 6 | Categories: Antisemitism , Crime, Litigation, etc.
“There is a lot of antisemitism here, especially on the Internet…[and] the community is concerned. The masses have identified him as a Jew, and people here are outraged over the fraud, connecting him to the [Jewish] community. We remember our...

May 21, 2015: Man Found Dead In Bnei Brak Mikvah, Cops Fear It May Have Been Murder
Comments: 15 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel
Was it murder? A man in his 20s was found lifeless in a mikvah on Breuer Street in the haredi city of Bnei Brak, and police are reportedly investigating to see if the man was murdered. Man Found Dead In...

May 21, 2015: Haredi Teen Wanted For Series Of Alleged Child Sex Assaults Flees Cops
Comments: 8 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Intelligence officers from an elite police unit went to arrest the boy, but when he saw them he fled and a car chase ensued. Haredi Teen Wanted For Series Of Alleged Child Sex Assaults Flees Cops Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com...

May 20, 2015: Chabad Hasidic “Grave Finder” Allegedly Defrauds Chabad Hasidim Out Of Thousands Of Dollars
Comments: 22 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim
David Krinsky – who appears be Dovid Krinsky, the son of top Chabad leader Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky – made a deal with Mendel Notik to buy two plots in the Joseph Family Society Section in Old Montefiore Cemetery for $80,000,...

May 20, 2015: British Government's Children's Commissioner Launches Survey For Adult Survivors Of Child Sex Abuse
Comments: 1 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
England's Children's Commissioner's Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse in the Family Environment is running a survey for adult survivors of child sexual abuse: "Help us to collect the most comprehensive evidence to date from adult survivors of child sexual abuse...

May 20, 2015: Does She Really Want Tea?
Comments: 19 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Film , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
A great new video short explains what consent is in a way pretty much everyone can understand. By way of warning, the "F" word is used a couple times at the very beginning of the video in the first few...

May 20, 2015: Arrest Made In Haredi Mob Attack On IDF Soldier
Comments: 13 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion
Police reportedly arrested an 18-year-old haredi male in connection with the mob assault. He was arraigned Tuesday morning, and police are said to hoping to make additional arrests in the case. Above: File photo of haredim throwing stones at police...

May 19, 2015: Picture Of The Day: Haredi Grocery Store Admits To Manipulating Government Program
Comments: 54 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Med-Ethics, Public Health
"The halav stam [regular milk; i.e., milk that is not kosher supervised from the time of milking] is not for sale, but we must keep it… [on the store shelves so we can appear to fulfill the requirements for participation...

May 19, 2015: Politicians Join Demonstration Against Prominent Chabad Hasid Who Allegedly Is Mistreating Frail Elderly In Order To Force Them To Leave Assisted Living Facility He Wants To Have Converted To Luxury Housing
Comments: 8 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Med-Ethics, Public Health
“The court appointed a third party receiver so that the few remaining frail seniors would not be left to live out their final days in fear, hunger and squalor. That [Haysha Deitsch] refuses to pay the receiver[, however,] is not...

May 19, 2015: Haredim, Police Violate Law, Block Women Of The Wall From Reading From Torah Scroll At Western Wall
Comments: 10 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Women & Judaism
A day after Jerusalem Day, which celebrates Jerusalem’s reunification and renewed Jewish access to the Kotel (Western Wall), Women of the Wall (WoW) was blocked from reading from or from having access to a Torah Scroll there. The haredi official...

May 19, 2015: Todros Grynhaus Guilty On All Counts
Comments: 79 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
A court in Manchester, England has just found Todros Grynhaus, a former haredi educator from a prominent English haredi family, guilty on seven counts of child sex abuse. Above: Todros Grynhaus A court in Manchester, England has just found Todros...

May 19, 2015: Hasidic Bus Company Sued Over Alleged Gender Discrimination
Comments: 15 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Religion , Women & Judaism
The hasidic-owned Monsey Trails bus company is being sued in a class-action lawsuit because it allegedly refuses to hire female drivers. Above: A Monsey Trails bus Updated at 10:07 am CDT 5-19-2015 Hasidic Bus Company Sued Over Alleged Gender Discrimination...

May 19, 2015: Mikvah Voyeur Rabbi Barry Freundel To Appeal
Comments: 27 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , MO & Chardal , Pedophilia & Related Crimes , Women & Judaism
Rabbi Barry Freundel's attorney, Jeffrey Harris, claimed the 6-1/2-year sentence is “illegal" and said Freundel would appeal if the sentencing judge does not correct it. Above: Rabbi Barry Freundel Originally published at 11:30 pm CDT 5-18-2015 Mikvah Voyeur Rabbi Barry...

May 18, 2015: 2-Year-Old Girl, Struck By Falling Brick From Dilapidated “Luxury” Senior Citizens Residence, Dies
Comments: 24 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc.
A 2-year-old girl hit by a falling brick while sitting with her grandmother at a senior citizens residence owned by a prominent New York Jewish family has died. Above: Greta Greene and her mother Stacy 2-Year-Old Girl, Struck By Falling...

May 18, 2015: Haredi Boys Find 1,400-Year-Old Wine Press In Unauthorized Archaeological Dig
Comments: 18 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , History , Israel
A group of young haredi boys in the Neve Yaakov neighborhood of Jerusalem, all reportedly about 13-years-old, staged an unauthorized archeological dig and found a 1,400-year-old wine press. Haredi Boys Find 1,400-Year-Old Wine Press In Unauthorized Archaeological Dig Shmarya Rosenberg...

May 17, 2015: Israel Will Have Massive Earthquake If Pinto Put In Prison, Sefardi Haredi Kabbalists Claim, Say Nepal Quake Was Supposed To Strike Israel But Was Diverted Due To Kabbalist’s Prayers
Comments: 35 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion , Sefardim
Pinto bribed top police officers to try to get inside information on the police investigation into Hazon Yeshaya, a charity Pinto controlled through close followers. Those close followers allegedly looted the charity, taking tens of millions of dollars in food...

May 15, 2015: The Terrible Impact Of Rabbi Barry Freundel’s Mikvah Voyeurism In The Words Of One Of His Victims
Comments: 119 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , MO & Chardal , Pedophilia & Related Crimes , Women & Judaism
“To me, the practice dunk was a true immersion to cleanse myself of 25 years of not doing mitzvos, of touching a dead body, of my sexual exploits in my early 20s. Now I am 30 and have to reevaluate...

May 15, 2015: Mikvah Voyeur Rabbi Barry Freundel Sentenced To 6 1/2 Years In Prison
Comments: 40 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , MO & Chardal , Pedophilia & Related Crimes , Women & Judaism
45 days for each count. 6 1/2 years in prison. 45 days for each count. 6 1/2 years in prison. Is now in custody. I'll update when more information is available. Related Posts: All Rabbi Barry Freundel Mikvah Peeping Posts.

May 15, 2015: Satmar And Violence, A "Military" History
Comments: 3 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Religion
"Religion, it has been noted, speaks the language of violence as often as of peace. This article explores the pronounced role of military language and a martial outlook in one particularly intriguing and unlikely branch of Judaism, the Satmar Hasidic...

May 15, 2015: We Didn’t Employ Her, We Shouldn’t Be Held Responsible For Her Sex Abuse, Über-Haredi School’s Lawyer Tells Judge
Comments: 32 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Alleged child sex abuser Malka Leifer was employed by the Adass Israel Congregation, not by the Adass Israel school, and therefore the school should not be held liable for any sex abuse she might have committed against its students, the...

May 15, 2015: Jury In Trial Of Accused Child Molester Todros Grynhaus Begins Deliberations As Senior Rabbinic Judge Says Proper Punishment For Sex Abuse Is A “Good Dressing Down” By A Beit Din
Comments: 34 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Todros Grynhaus, a 50-year-old former teacher in haredi girls’ schools, come from a prominent British haredi rabbinic family. He is accused of five counts of alleged indecent assault and two counts of sexual assault against two girls committed when they...

May 14, 2015: Dozens Of Children Reported Molested By School Transport Employee
Comments: 12 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Israel , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
A 35-year-old resident of Jerusalem who works in school transportation has been arrested on suspicion of molesting dozens of little children. Dozens Of Children Reported Molested By School Transport Employee Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com Avraham Natan Barnet, a 35-year-old resident...

May 14, 2015: Hundreds Of Diamonds Recalled In Alleged Large Israeli Fraud Scheme
Comments: 1 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Israel
424 diamonds have been recalled by the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) after several Israelis and Israeli companies allegedly tampered with them to temporarily improve their grade and increase their value. Hundreds Of Diamonds Recalled In Alleged Large Israeli Fraud...

May 14, 2015: Haredi Prisoner Refuses To Share Cell With Secular Jews, Sent To Isolation – Prisoner, Family Claim Religious Discrimination
Comments: 20 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion
An unnamed haredi prisoner and his family are complaining that the haredi prisoner is forced to spend Shabbat in his assigned cell – a cell he shares with a non-Orthodox prisoner who watches TV on Shabbat. The haredi prisoner has...

May 13, 2015: How Did Accused Child Rapist Malka Leifer Really Flee Melbourne?
Comments: 43 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
How did the Adass Israel School in Melbourne, Australia find out in 2008 that its principal, Malka Leifer, was allegedly sexually abusing and raping female students? And why and how did Leifer flee? Like this, it seems. Above: Malka Leifer...

May 13, 2015: Haredi Man Arrested For Allegedly Raping And Abusing Three Of His Daughters
Comments: 37 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Israel Police reportedly arrested a 54-year-old man in the haredi town of Kiryat Ye'arim (also known as Telshe-Stone and Telz-Stone) for allegedly sexually abusing and raping three of his daughters over a period of years. The man reportedly claims the...

May 13, 2015: Modern Orthodox Developer's Outlandish Lawsuits Causing Local Town Officials To Quit Government
Comments: 14 | Categories: Antisemitism , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Religion , Turf Disputes
“[Town boards members] are quitting on us in droves. We have pretty much lost half of our boards over the last year — the planning board, town board, zoning board and ethics board — and we are having trouble filling...

May 13, 2015: Report: Statements In Defense Of Mikvah Voyeur Rabbi Barry Freundel Taken Without Permission From Social Media, Ripped Out Of Context By Freundel
Comments: 14 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , MO & Chardal , Pedophilia & Related Crimes , Women & Judaism
In Rabbi Barry Freundel's own sentencing memo, several women are named by the defense and are quoted expressing sympathy for Freundel and even calling for leniency in Freundel's. Most of these remarks, it turns out, were reportedly taken without permission...

May 12, 2015: ‘I Put in White Tenants’: The Grim, Racist (And Likely Illegal) Methods Of One Brooklyn Haredi Landlord
Comments: 9 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim
A Brooklyn hasidic landlord explains how he exploits the system and uses racist tactics to do it. New York Magazine's Intelligencer column has a piece by DW Gibson on a hasidic landlord and developer named "Ephraim" and the likely illegal...

May 12, 2015: Official Haredi-Controlled State Rabbinical Court Blocks Mother From Seeing Her Children Because She Is Now Secular
Comments: 21 | Categories: BTs , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion , Women & Judaism
The haredi-controlled official state Jerusalem Rabbinical Court ruled earlier this month that a haredi man does not have to pay his ex-wife child support for their two daughters because his ex-wife is no longer Orthodox and blocked her from seeing...

May 12, 2015: World Jewish Congress VP Defrauded Former Business Partners Out Of $34.7 Million, Court Ruled – WJC Says Ruling Is Of No Concern To WJC
Comments: 2 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Jewish Leadership
"…Mr Adamovsky’s civil litigation over a commercial dispute is totally unrelated to the World Jewish Congress or the Jewish community of Ukraine.…" Above: Andrey Adamovsky World Jewish Congress VP Defrauded Former Business Partners Out Of $34.7 Million, Court Ruled –...

May 12, 2015: Another Unregulated Haredi Check-Casher, Money-Changer Goes Out Of Business As What Could Be Another Haredi Ponzi Scheme Collapses
Comments: 21 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel
A second large haredi check-cashing and money-changing business has collapsed in less than two weeks in what appears to be a another Ponzi scheme gone bad. Behadrei Haredim reports that a second large haredi check-cashing and money-changing business has collapsed...

May 12, 2015: Sefardi Haredi Kabbalist Sentenced To One Year In Jail For Bribery, Corruption, Obstruction Of Justice And Money Laundering
Comments: 26 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Sefardim
Rabbi Yoshiyahu Yosef Pinto, the kabbalist and rabbi-to-the-stars who pleaded guilty to attempting to bribe a senior police officer last month, was sentenced today to one year in jail – the maximum amount allowed under his generous plea bargain –...

May 11, 2015: Give Peeping Tom Rabbi Community Service Only, Attorney Tells Court
Comments: 25 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , MO & Chardal , Pedophilia & Related Crimes , Women & Judaism
Jeffrey Harris, the attorney for mikvah voyeur Rabbi Barry Freundel asked a DC judge to sentence Freundel – who pleaded guilty to secretly video-recording 52 naked women preparing to immerse in the mikvah (ritual bath) adjoining his Georgetown Modern Orthodox...

May 11, 2015: Top Chabad Rabbi On Beit Din That Ruled Über-Haredi School Should Help Accused Pedophile Flee Justice, Court Hears
Comments: 29 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
The chief rabbi of Chabad's Yeshivah Centre in Melbourne, Australia, Zvi Telsner, was named a member of a panel that decided to terminate Malka Leifer's employment at the über-haredi Adass Israel girls school and help her flee Australia before police...

May 11, 2015: Rabbi David Cohen Sentenced To One Year In Jail – Kind Of – And $650,000 In Restitution In Met Council Fraud
Comments: 16 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Poverty & Homelessness
Haredi Rabbi David Cohen, former executive director of the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty (Met Council), has been sentenced to one year in jail. He also paid $650,000 in restitution to Met Council. Cohen, together with former Met Council CEO...

May 11, 2015: Über-Haredi School Skirted Government Licensing Requirements To Hire Unlicensed Principal, Who Later Allegedly Raped And Abused Students, Court Hears
Comments: 4 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
The über-haredi Adass Israel girls school in Melbourne will not fight the allegations of child sexual abuse against its former principal Malka Leifer – not because the school is admitting her guilt, but because it now claims not to have...

May 10, 2015: Malka Leifer Extradition Proceedings Continue In Israel
Comments: 32 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
The fight to extradite former Melbourne Adass School principal Malka Leifer continues in an Israeli court today. The former principal of the über-haredi Adass girls school in Melbourne allegedly raped and sexually abused a wave of young teen girls from...

May 10, 2015: Ethiopian Jews Demand "Zero Tolerance" For "Abusive Police" And Racist Civil Servants
Comments: 3 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Ethiopian Jews , Israel
"…[There is a] widespread realization by Ethiopian Israeli community members that the system is the problem. Institutional attitudes and government policies need to be reformed. Segregation in schools, whether resulting from ignorance or actual prejudice, must cease. The provision of...

May 10, 2015: Ethiopian Jews Say Israel Police Using Violent Fringe Of Protesters To Cover Up Their Own Racism And Brutality
Comments: 1 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Ethiopian Jews , Israel
"It's part of the tactics of the police, unfortunately. Instead of understanding the pain of the Israeli public, not only of the Ethiopian community, the police use us and blame us as 'illegitimate,' and say we are unruly and violent....

May 10, 2015: Former Chief Rabbi Caught On Tape Calling A Top Aide Who Cooperated With Police A Moser And A Snitch
Comments: 17 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel
Former Ashkenazi haredi Chief Rabbi of Israel Yona Metzger was secretly recorded by a top assistant calling the top aide a "moser" and a snitch and in another secret recoding offering that top aide a large bribe to lie to...

May 10, 2015: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Linked to Accelerated Aging
Comments: 5 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Med-Ethics, Public Health , Pedophilia & Related Crimes , Science
Many child sex abuse survivors have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and now scientists have linked PTSD to premature aging. “This is the first study of its type to link PTSD, a psychological disorder with no established genetic basis, which is...

May 9, 2015: Prosecutors Have Videotapes Of Married Former Top Modern Orthodox Rabbi Having Sex With Several Women
Comments: 39 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , MO & Chardal , Women & Judaism
…In a 25-page memo, prosecutors attacked Freundel’s credibility as a religious leader and said he lived a “double life.” Prosecutors said they found videos of the rabbi, who is married, having sex with several women.…" Above: Rabbi Barry Freundel In...

May 8, 2015: Prosecutors Want A 17-Year Prison Sentence For Mikvah Voyeur Rabbi Barry Freundel
Comments: 29 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , MO & Chardal , Women & Judaism
“If Mr. Freundel is given a lenient sentence despite the overwhelming amount of evidence presented here it sends the message to Jewish victims of other sex crimes that it’s not worth coming forward in the future. It sends the message...

May 8, 2015: School Officials Conspired To Help Alleged Child Sex Abuser Flee Justice, Court Hears
Comments: 12 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
The plaintiff and two of her sisters, who also say they were sexually abused by the Adass School's principal, Malk Leifer, say members of the haredi community flew from Israel to Australia threaten their eldest sibling with ostracism if the...

May 8, 2015: Ethiopian Jews Say They Were Beaten By Police And Mistreated – After Being Taken Into Custody
Comments: 9 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Ethiopian Jews , Israel
“Some of us vomited and didn’t feel well. I kept spitting blood, afraid to swallow any of my teeth. Others urinated and defecated after being cooped up for seven hours. [I begged to see a doctor and a policeman replied]...

May 8, 2015: Trust In Israel Police Low, Official Government Survey Finds
Comments: 4 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Israel , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
In Israel, only about 2% of victims of sexual assault report the crime to police. Among victims of all types crimes who do report the crimes against them to police, only 59%-69% (depending on the crime) were satisfied with how...

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