7,523 posts categorized "Crime, etc."

September 19, 2014: Federal Judge Rejects Bizarre Claim That Pedophile Was Married To Child Victim
Comments: 9 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Twenty-nine-year-old Andrew Goodman, a convicted pedophile who is now facing a federal trial for transporting a 15-year-old boy across state lines for the purpose of having sex with him can’t claim at trial that he and the victim were married...

September 19, 2014: New Affidavit In Stein / Weiss Divorce Battle Alleges Fraud, Perjury, Stalking, Threats Of Violence – Against Rabbis
Comments: 22 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Women & Judaism
Yoel Weiss refuses to give his wife, Rivky Stein, a Jewish divorce known as a "get." Without a get, Stein cannot remarry, and any children she may have with someone other than Weiss would be ruled mamzerim (bastards), and they...

September 18, 2014: Dozens Of Hasidic Kids Not Enrolled In School Because Rabbis Are Blocking Yeshiva Placements To Hurt Parents, Activist Alleges
Comments: 11 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes , Religion
There are allegedly at least 40 hasidic kids between the ages of six and 12 living in Williamsburg and Borough Park, Brooklyn who don't have a yeshiva to go to because rabbis are using yeshiva placement as a club to...

September 18, 2014: Another Haredi Alleged Get-Extortionist Indicted With Rabbi Mendel Epstein
Comments: 8 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Women & Judaism
Another name has been added to the indictment against Rabbi Mendel Epstein, Rabbi Martin "Mordechai" Wolmark and the other cattle-prod-to-the-genitals get (Jewish divorce) extortionists. Above: Rabbi Mendel Epstein Another name has been added to the indictment against Rabbi Mendel Epstein,...

September 17, 2014: Torah To Be Dedicated In Memory Of Questionable Haredi Community Leader
Comments: 23 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Religion , Women & Judaism
He was dishonest in business and was a notorious alleged philanderer and an alleged sex abuser. None of this, however, stopped haredim from glorifying Steve Zakheim and honoring him while he lived, and it isn’t stopping them from honoring him...

September 17, 2014: Sefardi Haredi Kabbalist Agrees To Plead Guilty To Bribery, Obstruction Of Justice
Comments: 4 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion , Sefardim
Sefardi haredi ‘kabbalist’-to-the-stars Rabbi Yoshiyahu Yosef Pinto has agreed to plead guilty and to testify against former police Major Geneneral Menashe Arbiv in exchange for a receiving a reduced jail sentence. Above: Rabbi Yoshiyahu Yosef Pinto Sefardi Haredi Kabbalist Agrees...

September 16, 2014: 2 Ethiopian Jews Beaten In Alleged Hate Crime
Comments: 9 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, etc. , Ethiopian Jews , Israel
A 74-year-old man suffered serious injuries in the attack, including a fractured skull, and is still hospitalized at Beilinson Hospital in Petah Tikva. Above: file photo used for illustrative purposes only 2 Ethiopian Jews Beaten In Alleged Hate Crime Shmarya...

September 16, 2014: Former Zionist Orthodox IDF Chief Rabbi Booted From IDF Over Intelligence Leaks During Gaza War
Comments: 1 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Israel , MO & Chardal
Brigadier General (Res.) Rabbi Avichai Rontski, the IDF’s former chief rabbi, was dismissed from duty today after the IDF determined that he illegally gave classified intelligence information to Economy, Diaspora and Religious Affairs Minister Naftali Bennett during the Gaza War....

September 16, 2014: Rabbi Michael Broyde Co-Founds New Modern Orthodox Synagogue Despite Scandal
Comments: 21 | Categories: Crime, etc. , MO & Chardal
Rabbi Michael Broyde, the sockpuppeting Modern Orthodox rabbi who resigned from the Rabbinical Council of America in January rather than face an investigation into his two-decades-long use of fake identities – including fake rabbinical identities – is opening a new...

September 16, 2014: Breslov Rabbi Fleeing From Justice Was Tenant From Hell, Landlords Say
Comments: 6 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Rabbi Eliezer Berland's grandchildren wrote on the villa's walls. His hasidim cut across the adjoining golf course and jumped in golfers' carts. When the golf course manager complained, they hit him. Berland was evicted from two different luxury villas because...

September 16, 2014: Haredi Man Charged With Groping Waitress
Comments: 54 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
A Monsey haredi man has been charged with forcible touching, a misdemeanor, after he allegedly groped a woman in a local restaurant. Above: Avraham Gefner Haredi Man Charged With Groping Waitress Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com A Monsey haredi man has...

September 15, 2014: I Couldn’t Have Raped Those Women, I’m Impotent! Breslov Hasidic Sect Leader Claims
Comments: 16 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Rabbi Eliezer Berland, the 77-year-old head of Beslov’s Shuvu Banim sect who has been on an almost two-year flight from justice, says there is no way he could have raped and sexually abused several female followers in Jerusalem because he’s...

September 15, 2014: Trial Of Alleged New Square Child Molester Postponed
Comments: 8 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Jury selection for the trial of Rabbi Moshe Moshe Taubenfeld has been postponed because DA Thomas Zugibe says he needs more time to prepare his case. Above: Rabbi Moshe Menachem Taubenfeld Trial Of Alleged New Square Child Molester Postponed Shmarya...

September 15, 2014: Haredi Conference On Workplace Integrity Features Presentation On Prison Life
Comments: 36 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim
A haredi conference on workplace integrity held in Lakewood, New Jersey featured a session on the struggles haredim face while in prison. Please click to enlarge: Rafi G. thought this glorified crime and life in prison. I think the inclusion...

September 15, 2014: Notorious Serial Killer Jack The Ripper May Not Have Been Jewish After All, Graphologist Claims
Comments: 7 | Categories: Crime, etc. , History , Science
An Israeli graphologist – a 'science' far less precise and far less accurate than DNA – claims that the DNA evidence showing that Jack the Ripper was a Polish Jewish refugee named Aaron Kosminski is not conclusive. Above: Aaron Kosminski...

September 14, 2014: How Hasidim Looted East Ramapo
Comments: 44 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
The NPR show This American Life devoted an entire hour to an in-depth documentary on the haredi-controlled East Ramapo school board. Listen now: Haredi members of the East Ramapo school board in 2011 The NPR show This American Life devoted...

September 14, 2014: Breslov Hasidic Leader Awaits Extradition, Claims To Be Innocent, Says Israel Is A “Country Of Hamas For Me”
Comments: 7 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
"It's all rumors spread over the past ten years. No proof exists. The police [in Amsterdam] released me and told me that that all complaints against me had no foundation and no basis.… I'm finished with the land of Israel....

September 13, 2014: 3 Chabad Hasidim Linked To Powerful Rubashkin And Jacobson Families Busted By Feds On Drug Trafficking Charges
Comments: 121 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc.
Three Chabad-Lubavitch hasidim from Crown Heights were arrested by the FBI after they tried to buy 50 pounds of marijuana and have it shipped from El Paso, Texas to Brooklyn. 3 Chabad Hasidim Linked To Powerful Rubashkin And Jacobson Families...

September 12, 2014: Haredi "General" Rabbi Fred "Fishel" Todd Linked To Ball State University Fraud
Comments: 10 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim
Haredi Rabbi Fred "Fishel" Todd of Lakewood, New Jersey vetted chaplains for the US Military and ran a smicha (rabbinic ordination) program. He also helped haredi über-scammer Eliyahu Weinstein steal millions of dollars. When caught, Todd acted as a cooperating...

September 12, 2014: Recap: Felony Case Dismissed Against Rabbi, Sons
Comments: 7 | Categories: Crime, etc. , MO & Chardal
Rabbi Philip Lefkowitz and his sons Levi and Moshe had all criminal charges against them dismissed nine days ago after a six-year ordeal. The Lefkowitzes were charged with stealing $17,000 from the shul Rabbi Lefkowitz headed. But the shul owed...

September 12, 2014: Haredi Woman Leaves 2-Year Old Child On City Bus
Comments: 9 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel
Yesterday, an Egged bus driver on the #36 route in Jerusalem did a routine security sweep of his bus at he end of the route and made a surprise find – an abandoned baby carriage with a two-year-old toddler inside...

September 12, 2014: 4 Jewish Teen Yeshiva Students Arrested For Spitting Hate Crime Against Arab
Comments: 4 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , MO & Chardal , Religion , Xenophobia
Israel Police reportedly arrested four 14-year-old Jewish teens Tuesday after they allegedly spat at an Arab vendor near King David’s purported tomb on Mount Zion adjacent to Jerusalem’s Old City and shouted at him, “Go to Gaza!” 4 Jewish Teen...

September 11, 2014: Report: Senior Chabad Rabbis To Be Subpoenaed Over Alleged Child Sex Abuse Coverups
Comments: 6 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Senior Chabad rabbinical leaders will be subpoenaed by Australia's royal commission investigating child sex abuse coverups in religious institutions. They will compelled to testify about alleged coverups that allowed several pedophiles in Chabad institutions to escape punishment and continue sexually...

September 11, 2014: Haredi "General" Rabbi Fred "Fishel" Todd's Plea Agreement
Comments: 5 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim
Haredi Rabbi Fred "Fishel" Todd of Lakewood, New Jersey vetted chaplains for the US Military and ran a smicha (rabbinic ordination) program. He also helped haredi über-scammer Eliyahu Weinstein steal millions of dollars. When caught, he acted as a cooperating...

September 11, 2014: Busted! Fleeing Hasidic Rabbi Nabbed In Amsterdam After Almost 2-Year Chase
Comments: 12 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
After hopping from country to country, seeking refuge from Israeli law in places like Morocco, Zimbabwe and South Africa, Breslov Rabbi Eliezer Berland was finally arrested early today in Amsterdam’s international airport. Above: Rabbi Eliezer Berland in police custody in...

September 10, 2014: Haredim Riot Against Draft, One Cop Injured
Comments: 10 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel
Dozens of haredim protested and rioted against the IDF draft near Mea Shearim yesterday, throwing stones at police and trying to block the road. Above: Haredim throwing stone in Mea Shearim, July 2011 Haredim Riot Against Draft, One Cop Injured...

September 10, 2014: Lev Tahor Allegedly Forged Passports, Marriage Licenses
Comments: 1 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
Members of the Lev Tahor haredi cult are believed to have falsified some passports, marriage licences and birth certificates, according to an affidavit filed by Quebec provincial police to obtain a search warrant. Above: Lev Tahor women (file photo) The...

September 10, 2014: Fleeing Breslov Rabbi Leads Cops On Wild Car Chase
Comments: 12 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Rabbi Eliezer Berland and his driver led police on wild chase as Berland's car drove on sidewalks and laws to escape. "We could not shoot at him because it is not how we wanted to operate this. [But] we know...

September 10, 2014: New York Haredi Man Arrested In Israel For Unnamed Alleged Crimes Committed Against His Own Daughter
Comments: 6 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Interpol reportedly worked with the Israel Police over a period of several months to track down a 55-year-old divorced haredi man who is suspected of serious crimes allegedly perpetrated against one of his children. New York Haredi Man Arrested In...

September 10, 2014: Haredi Cult On National Public Radio
Comments: 18 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
The haredi Lev Tahor cult's current problems are the topic of a new report on National Public Radio: Above: Lev Tahor women in Canada (file photo) Related Posts: All Lev Tahor In Guatemala Posts. All Lev Tahor Posts. All Rabbi...

September 10, 2014: Alleged YU Victims’ Lawyer Lashes Out At Appeals Court Panel In Bid To Have New Appeal Heard
Comments: 4 | Categories: Crime, etc. , MO & Chardal , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
"The panel decision mocks the law, ignores the facts, insults the survivors of childhood sexual abuse and diminishes the dignity and integrity of this court. The panel decision is grossly flawed, intellectually dishonest and antithetical to well-settled Supreme Court and...

September 9, 2014: Haredi "General" Pleads Guilty In Eliyahu Weinstein Fraud
Comments: 20 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim
Fred Todd, 61, of Lakewood, New Jersey, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Joel A. Pisano in Trenton federal court to an information charging him with one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and one count of transacting in...

September 9, 2014: A Brief Word About Ray Rice, Domestic Violence, Sex Abuse And Security Cameras
Comments: 13 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
The next time a little kid says he was sexually abused in a mikva, shul or yeshiva, or a woman says she was physically abused by her husband or partner, think about what happened with Ray Rice and the comfortable...

September 9, 2014: Video: Haredi Mayor To Young Yeshiva Students: Lie To Secular Court, Judge Might Not Catch You
Comments: 10 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion , Turf Disputes
"We tried hard to succeed, and God helped us from Above, and thank God we were able to win. This is how we need to prepare for the Day of Judgment - with [preparation:] prayer, repentance and charity.…But with a...

September 9, 2014: Police Try – And Fail, Again – To Bust Fleeing Breslov Hasidic Leader
Comments: 2 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Shuvu Banim Breslov hasidic leader Rabbi Eliezer Berland, is on the lam and in hiding in South Africa from an international arrest warrant issued at Israel’s request over alleged serial sex abuse of female followers there – some of whom...

September 8, 2014: Women Gets Divorce After Waiting 14-Years While Haredi-Controlled Rabbinical Courts Delayed, Dawdled and Acted Illegally
Comments: 6 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Women & Judaism
Fourteen years ago, the the woman found out that her husband was having an affair with a male foreign worker from the Philippines and she immediately filed for a divorce in the haredi-controlled state-Jerusalem Rabbinical Court. But her husband refused...

September 8, 2014: Neo-Hasidic Cult Leader Reportedly Convicted On Rape, Abuse, Incest Charges
Comments: 54 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Israel , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Among the counts he was convicted on include: The serial rape of a now-19-year-old girl from the time she was 15 until she was 17 on a nearly daily basis and a violent rape of a girl whose mother died...

September 7, 2014: Video: Despite Allegations Of Hasidic Voter Fraud, County Bars Outside Poll Inspectors In Satmar Hasidic Village Of Kiryas Joel
Comments: 8 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim
Orange County election officials have reportedly decided to ban outside poll inspectors during next week's primary voting in the Satmar hasidic Village of Kiryas Joel – despite a history of alleged Satmar voter fraud. Related Posts: Alleged Satmar Voter Fraud....

September 7, 2014: DNA Said To Prove Notorious British Serial Killer Jack The Ripper Was Polish Jew
Comments: 26 | Categories: Crime, etc. , History , Science
DNA evidence from both blood and semen on a shawl found at one of the Jack the Ripper murder scenes in 1888 still had recoverable DNA. And that DNA alegedly shows that Jack The Ripper was a mentally ill Polish...

September 7, 2014: Israel Police Bust "Hasidic" "Messianic" Prostitution Cult
Comments: 31 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Israel , Religion
Israeli police on the West Bank arrested four top members of a messianic cult because the group allegedly exploited women by coercing them to become prostitutes to "save the Nation of Israel and bring about its salvation.” Israel Police Bust...

September 7, 2014: Haredi Cult Vows To Remain In Guatemala
Comments: 14 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim
”We will remain in Guatemala because the seed is fertile and it has to germinate." Above: Lev Tahor Women (file photo) The AFP reports: …”We will remain in Guatemala because the seed is fertile and it has to germinate," Rabbi...

September 7, 2014: Queens Rabbi Allegedly Uses House For Illegal Synagogue
Comments: 11 | Categories: Crime, etc.
Rabbi Jacob “Yaakov” Hasis is allegedly using is 26th Avenue home a synagogue, despite the fact that it is only zoned as a single-family residence. The property also has numerous fines and is an eyesore. Queens Rabbi Allegedly Uses House...

September 5, 2014: Video: 4 Jewish Teens Busted For West Bank Hate Crime Arson
Comments: 5 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, etc. , Israel , MO & Chardal , Xenophobia
Four Jewish teens were allegedly caught on camera fleeing after they set fire to a café in the early morning of August 18 in the West Bank Palestinian village of Dura near Hebron. The teens – all minors who live...

September 4, 2014: Appeals Court Says Alleged YU Abuse Victims Waited Too Long To Sue
Comments: 7 | Categories: Crime, etc. , MO & Chardal , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
A 3-judge panel of a federal appeals court ruled today that dozens of men, some in their 60s, who say they were sexually abused as children in Yeshiva University’s affiliated mens high school in Manhattan cannot sue the Modern Orthodox...

September 4, 2014: British Government Orders Closure Of Hasidic School Over Lack Of Secular Education
Comments: 16 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim
The hasidic school, Talmud Torah Chaim Meirim Wiznitz (Vizhnitz), was ordered closed by the British government after it repeatedly failed to provide students with secular education. Please click to enlarge: [Hat Tip: D.O.]

September 4, 2014: Monsey Haredi Rabbi Turns Down Plea Deal In Alleged Child Sex Abuse Case
Comments: 18 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Rabbi Gavriel Bodenheimer, the 71-year-old principal of Yeshiva Bais Mikroh in Monsey, New York, has turned down a plea deal that would have seen him serve time in state prison. Above: Rabbi Gavriel Bodenheimer Monsey Haredi Rabbi Turns Down Plea...

September 4, 2014: In Odd Decision, Court Refuses To Grant Restraining Order, Haredim Can Seize Secular School
Comments: 1 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Turf Disputes
The Jerusalem Magistrate's Court ruled today that it has no jurisdiction to stop the haredi-controlled City of Beit Shemesh from seizing a secular school without proper legal notice and dividing it in half with a wall, and then giving half...

September 4, 2014: Chabad Rabbi Allegedly Ordered Deported From Russia Because Of Private Statements Made Against Government
Comments: 4 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Turf Disputes
Local Jewish leaders reportedly told Kommersant that Krichevsky is “an absolutely apolitical individual.” But the paper also reported that Krichevsky had allegedly made anti-government comments in private conversations before the deportation was ordered, and that Krichevsky’s deportation could be meant...

September 4, 2014: Haredi MK Rabbi Denies Making Death Threat
Comments: 10 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel
Rabbi Yaakov Litzman of the Ashkenazi haredi United Torah Judaism Party claimed yesterday that left wing haredi MK Rabbi Dov Lipman of the mostly secular Yesh Atid Party threatened to kill him on the Knesset floor. Lipman says it didn't...

September 4, 2014: The Documents: Haredi Scammer Eliyahu Weinstein's New Plea Agreement
Comments: 4 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim
Here in all its glory is the Eliyahu Weinstein's newest guilty plea agreement and the stipulations that allow Weinstein to appeal anyway. Above: Eliyahu Weinstein Originally posted at 11:53 pm CDT 9-3-2014 Wednesday, Lakewood, New Jersey's own über haredi mega-thief...

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