7,433 posts categorized "Crime, etc."

August 22, 2014: Ubiquitous Ads Promising Prayers By Sefardi Kabbalist In Exchange For Donations To Chabad-Linked Anti-Missionary Charity Ruled Illegal
Comments: 3 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Sefardim
The ubiquitous ads for the haredi Yad L’achim anti-missionary anti-intermarriage organization featuring Rabbi Yehiel Abuhatzeira have been ruled illegal. Above: Rabbi Yehiel Abuhatzeira Ubiquitous Ads Promising Prayers By Sefardi Kabbalist In Exchange For Donations To Chabad-Linked Anti-Missionary Charity Ruled Illegal...

August 21, 2014: New CEO Of Scandal-Plagued Jewish Community Anti-Poverty Arm ‘Resigns’
Comments: 2 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Poverty & Homelessness
The scandal-plagued Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty, the New York City-area’s Jewish community’s scandal-plagued anti-poverty arm, is losing its new CEO – likely due to conflicts with organization’s board and with local Jewish Community Councils, which are largely haredi or...

August 21, 2014: Request By Guilty Eliyahu Weinstein Associate To Travel To Israel Denied
Comments: 4 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel
A judge almost allowed Alex Schleiderto travel to Israel this month for his niece's wedding. But in the end, she didn't. Above: Alex Schleider Please click to enlarge: Related Posts: Schleider Pleads Guilty, To Be Sentenced In September. All Alex...

August 21, 2014: Haredi Circumcision: Who Will Protect New York’s Jewish Children From Preventable Death and Permanent Disability?
Comments: 9 | Categories: Circumcision , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Med-Ethics
"…What belief is being burdened by the requirement that the mohel tell the parents the practice is dangerous to infants? Do they have a belief that parents must be ignorant of potential medical harm to their infant? Are they saying...

August 20, 2014: Video: Dirty Little Secrets – Chabad's Decades-Long Coverup Of Child Sex Abuse
Comments: 5 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Chabad allegedly enabled child sex abuse and covered up abuse to protect molesters for decades. Here are some of those dirty little secrets.

August 20, 2014: Video: After Robbery, NYPD Allegedly Ignores Victims' Pleas For Help
Comments: 5 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim
It was a shoplifting that turned into a strong arm robbery, and New York's finest allegedly refused to take a police report or the alleged thieves' license plate number or do anything to apprehend them – despite multiple witnesses and...

August 20, 2014: Warring Bobov Hasidic Factions Continue Decade-Long Succession Fight
Comments: 15 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Religion
The newest claims made by Bobov 45 are that two of the five beit din rabbinic judges are biased because they or their families have business ties with Bobov 48 – facts that appear to have been known for a...

August 20, 2014: Haredim Riot In Jerusalem Against Draft, IDF – Despite Gaza Shooting War
Comments: 6 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion
Hundreds of haredim from Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach’s non-hasidic haredi rebel fraction filled Jerusalem’s Shabbat Square late this afternoon to protest the military draft of haredi yeshiva students and against even voluntary enlistment in the IDF – despite the fact that...

August 20, 2014: Haredim To Hold Anti-Draft Protest Today, Despite War
Comments: 21 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion
Missiles may be flying and Israel’s security services and police may be on high terrorism alert, but haredim are still planning to stage a large anti-draft protest in Jerusalem today, anyway. Above: file photo; haredim stone police in Mea Shearim...

August 20, 2014: Israel Busts Mob-Connected Organ Trafficking Ring
Comments: 4 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Israel , Med-Ethics
The ring allegedly ran an extensive trafficking network that preyed on vulnerable poor people (who appear to have been predominantly females) who sold their own organs out of desperation – and frequently only after being coerced and threatened by the...

August 19, 2014: Despite Missiles From Gaza, Haredim Riot Against Serving In The IDF
Comments: 8 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion
Despite the newly-resumed large scale rocket fire from Gaza, and despite the fact that IDF airmen and women were flying combat missions while IDF units prepare for a possible invasion of Gaza, haredim took to the streets to of Jerusalem...

August 19, 2014: Gang Attacks And Almost Kills Eritrean Refugee In Tel Aviv
Comments: 4 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, etc. , Israel , Xenophobia
An Israel Police officer saved the life of a 23-year-old Eritrean refugee who had been beaten unconscious and near death by a gang of youths in Tel Aviv. Gang Attacks And Almost Kills Eritrean Refugee In Tel Aviv Shmarya Rosenberg...

August 19, 2014: Hands Tied Over Illegal Haredi Schools
Comments: 8 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Religion
These schools “can either be made to operate properly or be disbanded. It’s that simple.” What this would mean in practice is not simple at all, however: the yeshivas are not publicly funded and they enjoy the support of their...

August 18, 2014: Hasidic Bungalow Colony Where Little Boy Died In Fire Had No Smoke Alarms
Comments: 31 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, 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 18, 2014: Report: All 3 Killers Of Arab Boy Come From Same Sefardi Haredi Family
Comments: 6 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , MO & Chardal , Religion , Terrorism , Xenophobia
All three killers of 16-year-old Mohammed Abu Khdeir come from the same Jerusalem haredi family, and the lead killer's father is well-known Sefardi haredi rabbi and rosh yeshiva. Above: Yosef Haim Ben-David The Washington Post reports on the alleged killers...

August 18, 2014: Video: "Dump That Donkey!"
Comments: 25 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Chabad , Crime, etc. , Israel , MO & Chardal
Racist protesters from the racist neo-Kahanist Lehava organization shouted racist slurs and tried to rush the wedding hall where a Muslim-Jewish couple was celebrating their wedding. They also attacked a Ha'aretz photojournalist and caused other trouble. Ha'aretz reports: …Each guest...

August 18, 2014: Why Did It Take So Long For Law Enforcement To Investigate Brooklyn's Former (And Likely Corrupt) DA?
Comments: 2 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
The signs of corruption and malfeasance were everywhere, but a series New York's attorneys general and US Attorneys did nothing as minorities served long prison sentences for crimes they did not commit and little Jewish kids had their civil rights...

August 18, 2014: Orthodox Man Sues Hospital, Rabbi, Over Cremation Of Amputated Leg
Comments: 24 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal
A 43-year-old blind Orthodox Jewish man, Moshe Lefkowitz, is suing a hospital in a Chicago suburb for cremating the leg its doctors amputated instead of keeping it so it could be buried in a traditional Jewish burial as required by...

August 18, 2014: Haredi Billionaires May Have Repeatedly Skirted IRS Regulations To Inflate The Value Of Their Personal Charities – And The Stock Of Their Closely Held Corporations
Comments: 40 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim
It started with a pump-and-dump stock scam and, despite sanctions, grew from there to make haredim Michael and George Karfunkel incredibly rich and, on the books at least, very generous. But a new report by the Southern Investigative Reporting Foundation...

August 18, 2014: Chabad Issues Deceptive Letter On Child Sex Abuse – This Time With The Unwitting Help Of The Government
Comments: 1 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
"…I would like to reiterate Yeshivah Centre’s unreserved and repeated apologies for the mishandling of past cases of child abuse. Many lessons have been learned, and we continue to offer support and counselling to those affected. We encourage anyone who...

August 17, 2014: Hundreds Of Haredim Protest, Riot Over Arrest Of Yeshiva Student Draft Dodger
Comments: 7 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion
Even though Israel is still at war with with Hamas, hundreds of haredim from Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach’s non-hasidic haredi rebel faction demonstrated, sometimes violently, last night against the arrest and imprisonment of a haredi draft dodger from Ashdod – which...

August 17, 2014: Israel Arrests Haredi Woman On Australian Extradition Warrant Issued For Alleged Child Sex Crimes
Comments: 9 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Malka Leifer, a former principal of the Adass haredi school in Melbourne, was arrested today in Israel and is awaiting extradition to Australia. Above: Malka Leifer Israel Arrests Haredi Woman On Australian Extradition Warrant Issued For Alleged Child Sex Crimes...

August 17, 2014: Another Alleged Wrongful Conviction Exposed In Brooklyn
Comments: 0 | Categories: Crime, etc.
Mark Fisher was murdered in the early morning hours of October 12, 2003 in Ditmas Park, Brooklyn. Two men were eventually convicted of the murder – but only after prosecutors ignored evidence that could have cleared one of them and...

August 16, 2014: Haredi Man Busted For Attempted Molestation Of Cleaning Lady
Comments: 11 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
A 45-year-old haredi man from Brooklyn has been arrested for attempting to molest a Monsey cleaning lady. Haredi Man Busted For Attempted Molestation Of Cleaning Lady Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com A 45-year-old haredi man from Brooklyn was arrested for attempting...

August 14, 2014: 16-Year Old Day Camp Counselor Arrested On Multiple Counts Of Child Sex Abuse
Comments: 10 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
A 16-year-old camp counselor was arrested Tuesday for allegedly sexually molesting three six-year-old boys at the Neil Klatskin Day Camp, which is an arm of the Kaplen Jewish Community Center on the Palisades in New Jersey 16-Year Old Day Camp...

August 14, 2014: South African Police Confirm International Arrest Warrant For Fugitive Breslov Hasidic Rabbi
Comments: 6 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
South African police have confirmed that they tried to arrest Breslov hasidic rabbinic leader Rabbi Eliezer Berland Sunday. They also confirmed that an international arrest warrant has been issued for the rabbi, who fled Israel almost two years ago after...

August 14, 2014: Haredi Get Refuser Found Guilty Of Stalking, Harassment
Comments: 2 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Women & Judaism
A haredi get refuser in London, England has been found guilty of stalking and harassing his estranged wife. But he still won't give her a Jewish religious divorce known as a get. Haredi Get Refuser Found Guilty Of Stalking, Harassment...

August 13, 2014: Trustee Loses Two Battles To Recover Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars In Stolen Madoff Money From Modern Orthodox YU-Linked Hedge Fund Maven
Comments: 4 | Categories: Crime, etc. , MO & Chardal
Irving Picard, the court-appointed trustee trying to recover money for the victims of massive Ponzi-schemer Bernard Madoff, suffered his second loss in less than a week to Modern Orthodox hedge fund manager J. Ezra Merkin. Above: J. Ezra Merkin Trustee...

August 13, 2014: New Grand Jury Empaneled To Investigate Former Brooklyn DA
Comments: 4 | Categories: Crime, etc.
Former Brooklyn District Attorney Charles J. Hynes and some of his office staff could face state criminal charges. New Grand Jury Empaneled To Investigate Former Brooklyn DA Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com According to a report in the New York Daily...

August 13, 2014: Video: Ramapo Haredi Rabbi Accused Of Child Sex Abuse Posts Bail
Comments: 39 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
According to a news release from the Ramapo Police Department, they received a report in December 2013 from a 12-year-old boy who alleged that he had been sexually abused more than once by Rabbi Gavriel Bodenheimer while he was an...

August 13, 2014: Should Chabad Take Money From And Honor An Alleged Scam Artist?
Comments: 26 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Ethics
“He is the most generous person I know,” Yaffe added. “If he wants to start giving money to the poor families should I not take money from him? How could I not?” Above: Rabbi Yossi Yaffe The (Connecticut) Shoreline Times...

August 12, 2014: Report: Mourner’s Car Defaced With Swastika At Funeral Of Murdered Rabbi
Comments: 2 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc.
On Sunday, a swastika and Iron Cross were reportedly scratched into a BMW owned by a man participating in the Florida part of the funeral of murdered Crown Heights Rabbi Joseph Raksin. Report: Mourner’s Car Defaced With Swastika At Funeral...

August 12, 2014: Ramapo Haredi Rabbi Arraigned On Child Sex Abuse Charges
Comments: 60 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Rabbi Gavriel Bodenheimer, a 71-year-old prominent Monsey haredi rabbi and educator allegedly known to generations of students for the savage beating he administers, has been arraigned on felony child sex abuse charges. Ramapo Haredi Rabbi Arraigned On Child Sex Abuse...

August 12, 2014: Murderer Of Arab Boy Says He Regrets Killing
Comments: 6 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , MO & Chardal , Religion , Terrorism , Xenophobia
Yosef Haim Ben-David kidnapped and savagely murdered a 16-year-old Arab boy, burning him alive with the help of two accomplices – one of them a haredi yeshiva student. Ben-David told police he was sorry for the murder because, after all,...

August 11, 2014: Video: Funeral Of Murdered Crown Heights Rabbi
Comments: 12 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc.
Rabbi Joseph Raksin of Crown Heights, Brooklyn was shot dead in North Miami Beach Saturday morning as he walked to shul. He was visiting his daughter who lived there. Here's video of his funeral. Related Post: Updated: Chabad Rabbi Shot...

August 11, 2014: UPDATED: Haredi Rabbi Busted In Rockland County, NY
Comments: 54 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
A 71-year-old Monsey haredi rabbi who is also a school principal was arrested today by Ramapo police following an investigation by the Rockland County District Attorney's special crimes against children unit. Haredi Rabbi Busted In Rockland County, NY Shmarya Rosenberg...

August 11, 2014: Cops Try To Arrest Hasidic Rabbi On Lam From Israeli Sex Abuse Allegations
Comments: 3 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Police in Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa broke into the compound where Breslov hasidic leader Rabbi Eliezer Berland was praying and tried to arrest him. Above: Rabbi Eliezer Berland in handcuffs in Zimbabwe in April Cops Try To Arrest Hasidic...

August 10, 2014: 10 Right-Wing Jews Expected To Be Indicted Tomorrow For Savage Hate Crime Beating Of Two Jerusalem Arabs
Comments: 6 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, etc. , Israel , Xenophobia
Ten suspects, three of them minors, will be indicted tomorrow for the July 25 savage unprovoked beating of two 20-year-old Palestinian men in Jerusalem. 10 Right Wing Jews Expected To Be Indicted Tomorrow For Savage Hate Crime Beating Of Two...

August 10, 2014: Hasidic Singer Attacked By Haredim In Beit Shemesh Over Support For IDF
Comments: 3 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion
Arale Samet was attacked in the street Sicarii members who reportedly shouted “Hard”k!” (a haredi slur reserved for IDF soldiers, loosely translated as “haredi cockroach”) at him. Above: Arale Samet Hasidic Singer Attacked By Haredim In Beit Shemesh Over Support...

August 10, 2014: Prosecutors Warn Rabbi Avraham Yosef Criminal Charges Are Likely To Be Filed Against Him
Comments: 4 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Kosher Business? , Kosher Scandal , Religion , Sefardim
Prosecutors say they are considering charging Chief Rabbi of Holon Rabbi Avraham Yosef with breach of public trust and fraud charges. Prosecutors Warn Rabbi Avraham Yosef Criminal Charges Are Likely To Be Filed Against Him Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com Prosecutors...

August 10, 2014: Israeli BT Billionaire Claims He Struck Oil – In The Congo
Comments: 13 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel
The billionaire, who is close to Chabad and senior haredi rabbis, made his fortune in the diamond mining business but has been linked to shady deals, so-called blood diamonds, and the alleged looting of the Democratic Republic of Congo done...

August 10, 2014: Brooklyn DA's Office Releases Names Of Several Haredi Sex Offenders
Comments: 6 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson's office has released the names of several haredi sex offenders his predecessor Charles J. Hynes tried to keep hidden, allegedly as a result of a deal Hynes reached with haredi leaders. But is what Thompson has...

August 10, 2014: US Secret Service Dismantles Israel-US Counterfeit Currency Ring
Comments: 6 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Israel
13 members of an international Israel-based counterfeiting network have been indicted in the US on RICO and counterfeit currency charges. Press release: U.S. SECRET SERVICE INVESTIGATION DISMANTLES COUNTERFEIT CURRENCY RING 13 Members of an International Counterfeiting Network Indicted on Racketeering...

August 8, 2014: Who Is He? Allegedly Fake Lawyer Busted, FBI, US Attorney, Federal Judge Don’t Know Who “Shlomo Dickerman” Really Is
Comments: 12 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim
Gray-haired and bearded, yarmulke-wearing “Stephen G. ‘Shlomo’ Dickerman” hung out his lawyer’s shingle in the Brighton Beach neighborhood of Brooklyn in 2009 and began taking cases, charging clients $400 an hour for legal advice and state and local trial work...

August 8, 2014: Wife Of Sefardi Haredi Kabbalist Missing, Feared Kidnapped, In Argentina
Comments: 12 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim
Devorah Pinto, the wife of Sefardi haredi kabbalist-to-the-stars Rabbi Yosef Yoshiyahu Pinto, has gone missing in Buenos Aries , Argentina, officials from Pinto’s Shvu Israel nonprofits reportedly said today. Above: Rabbi Yoshiayahu Yosef Pinto Wife Of Sefardi Haredi Kabbalist Missing,...

August 7, 2014: Convicited Haredi Scammer Stole Hundreds Of Millions, Wants Court To Wave $500 Fee
Comments: 11 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim
Convicted haredi scammer Eliyahu Weinstein stole hundreds of millions of dollars in a web of real estate and stock scams. Now he wants the court to wave a $500 fee related to his appeal. Above: Eliyahu Weinstein Please click to...

August 7, 2014: Rubashkin The Saint
Comments: 51 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Kosher Business? , Kosher Scandal
"As everyone knows, Reb Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin is a man of incredible faith, who despite currently being in prison, still manages to serve as a fountain of emuna and even simcha to his fellow Yidden worldwide…" Above: Rabbi Sholom Mordechai...

August 7, 2014: Main Suspect In Revenge Murder Of Arab Boy To Be Held In Custody Until Trial Completed
Comments: 3 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion , Terrorism
Yosef Haim Ben-David, the main suspect in the kidnapping and gruesome murder of 16-year-old Palestinian teenager Mohammed Abu Khdeir in early July, has been remanded into custody until the end of his trial. Above: Yosef Haim Ben-David Main Suspect In...

August 5, 2014: Chabad Rabbi Whose Actions Endangered Children Elected Head Of Rabbinical Council
Comments: 6 | Categories: Chabad , Child Safety , Crime, 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...

August 4, 2014: State Police Arrest Man In Vandalism Of Modern Orthodox Developer Shalom Lamm’s Building
Comments: 8 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Turf Disputes
New York State police arrested a 38-year-old Wurtsburo man on suspicion that he shattered a window at one of Modern Orthodox developer Shalom Lamm’s Bloomingbug buildings. Above: Michael Essig State Police Arrest Man In Vandalism Of Modern Orthodox Developer Shalom...

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