7,466 posts categorized "Crime, etc."

September 2, 2014: Royal Commission Into Child Sex Abuse Gets Extension, More Funding; Activist Asks For Investigation Into Alleged Chabad Abuse Coverups
Comments: 0 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
The Australian government has extended the working time of the royal commission investigating child sex abuse in religious institutions and has given the commission $126 million dollars of new funding – more than the commission asked for – to continue...

September 1, 2014: Video: Top Aide To Sadigura Rebbe Busted For Resisting Arrest, Assault
Comments: 37 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel
Police say Friedman became belligerent and refused to cooperate or sign the summons they issued. So they say they tried to arrest Friedman. He resisted and was quickly pulled from vehicle, wrestled to the ground, and handcuffed. Above: Rabbi Nachman...

September 1, 2014: Two Chabad Rabbis Busted In London For Alleged Money Laundering Drug Scheme
Comments: 23 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc.
A Chabad rabbi and his son have just been arrested for allegedly laundering money for a large London-based drug smuggling ring. Last updated at 9:40 pm CDT Two Chabad Rabbis Busted In London For Alleged Money Laundering Drug Scheme Shmarya...

September 1, 2014: Yeshiva Of Flatbush Grad To Plead Guilty To Bitcoin Illegal Money Transfers
Comments: 9 | Categories: Crime, etc. , MO & Chardal , Sefardim
Twenty-four year old Charlie Shrem, a Yeshiva of Flatbush graduate, is the CEO of the digital currency exchange BitInstant and vice chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation, a nonprofit group aimed at promoting the virtual digital currency, was arrested in January...

September 1, 2014: Hasidic Rebbe Clarifies Ban On Answering IDF Draft Notices
Comments: 10 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel
The rosh yeshiva (dean) of the Slonim hasidic yeshiva has reportedly issued a clarification of the ruling issued last week by the Slonimer Rebbe, who forbade yeshiva students from answering IDF draft notices and reporting to IDF induction centers to...

August 31, 2014: Report: Wide-Ranging Criminal Indictment To Be Filed Against Former Haredi Chief Rabbi
Comments: 14 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel
Rabbi Yona Metzger was arrested in November on fraud, embezzlement bribery, money laundering and breach of public trust charges and stepped down as chief rabbi shortly afterward. Above: Former Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Israel Yona Metzger Report: Wide-Ranging Criminal Indictment...

August 31, 2014: Haredi 'Elders' Protest IDF
Comments: 4 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion
Haredim billed the protest as the “demonstration of the 70 elders.” Posters and flyers advertising it reportedly called the Government of Israel the “regime of destruction” and said it wanted to test the haredi community by judging its response to...

August 31, 2014: Two Chabad Yeshiva Students Arrested For Alleged Alcohol-Fueled Hate Crime Assault
Comments: 15 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Chabad , Crime, etc.
This makes at least three arrests of Chabd yeshiva students in Crown Heights over the past seven days for alcohol-related crimes. Two Chabad Yeshiva Students Arrested For Alleged Alcohol-Fueled Hate Crime Assault Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com At about 7:00 pm...

August 30, 2014: Gone But Not Forgotten: Haredi Cult Expelled From Small Guatemalan Town
Comments: 5 | Categories: Antisemitism , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Religion , Turf Disputes
After fleeing Canada amid allegations of child abuse, about 230 members of the ultraorthodox Jewish group Lev Tahor have now been expelled from the Guatemalan village where they had reassembled their reclusive community. Above and above right: Lev Tahor expelled...

August 29, 2014: No Foul Play In Haredi Yeshiva Student’s Death, Police Believe
Comments: 36 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel
Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld also said Sofer’s body, which was found yesterday, was in the same area of the Jerusalem Forest where he went missing last Friday. Above: Aaron Sofer No Foul Play In Haredi Yeshiva Student’s Death, Police Believe...

August 29, 2014: Appeals Court Hears Alleged Yeshiva University Child Sex Abuse Victims’ Bid To Reinstate Lawsuit Against YU
Comments: 2 | Categories: Crime, etc. , MO & Chardal , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
"Judge Koeltl knew what he was doing [when he ruled]. I’m asking you if you know what you are doing," a federal judge said to YU's attorney, Karen Bitar of Greenberg Taurig, yesterday. Appeals Court Hears Alleged Yeshiva University Child...

August 28, 2014: Rabbinical Court Judges Chastised For Making Deal With Haredi Fixer In Divorce Case
Comments: 1 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Women & Judaism
The official state Jerusalem Regional Rabbinical Court reportedly forced a woman to meet privately with her violent and abusive husband against her will. The rabbi-judges apparently made the move after haredi fixers taking the side of the husband visited them...

August 28, 2014: Haredim Move To Take Over Secular Anti-Poverty Agency
Comments: 13 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Poverty & Homelessness
Met Council board member Abraham Biderman, who is a top haredi lay leader in Agudath Israel of America, is likely to be the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty's new board chairman and his candidate to replace David Frankel the CEO...

August 28, 2014: Top Haredi Rabbis Say Seminaries Linked To Alleged Sex Abuser Now Safe
Comments: 24 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Top American haredi rabbis and rosh yeshivas Avrohom Chaim Levin (Telz, Chicago), Aharon Feldman (Ner Israel), Aharon Schechter (Chaim Berlin), Malkiel Kotler (Beth Medrash Govoha, Lakewood), and Yaakov Perlow (the Novominsker Rebbe) – in other words, most of the top...

August 28, 2014: Another Haredi Yeshiva Student Arrested For Draft-Dodging
Comments: 0 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion
Another haredi draft-dodger yeshiva student, 21-year-old Yinon Avitan, was arrested by IDF police at his Jerusalem home early Monday morning. More than 600 17-year-old haredim alone could now be dodging the draft. Above: file photo Another Haredi Yeshiva Student Arrested...

August 27, 2014: Jewish Anti-Poverty Agency CEO Forced Out Because Haredi-Controlled Agencies Did Not Like Increased Oversight
Comments: 6 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Poverty & Homelessness
A major sticking point came over increased oversight. For years, the Met Council has served as a “fiscal conduit” for seven of the smaller JCCs and community organizations, meaning that the Council handled financial operations such as payroll and bill...

August 27, 2014: Judge Allows Haredi Fraudster's Attorneys To Escape Responsibility For Stolen Money
Comments: 14 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim
A New York State judge has ruled that, despite the fact that Eliyahu Weinstein's attorneys did not do what anyone would consider to be due diligence and failed in their ethical duties, those attorneys don't have to repay millions of...

August 27, 2014: Video: Siblings Of Missing Haredi Yeshiva Student Speak Out
Comments: 15 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel
Two siblings and one brother-in-law of haredi yeshiva student Aaron Sofer, who went missing in the Jerusalem Forest Friday, speak briefly to the media. Aaron Sofer is 23-years-old and is described as being 1.75 meters (5’9”) tall, lean build, and...

August 26, 2014: Brooklyn Judge Tosses Evidence Against Satmar Hasidic Man Who Allegedly Intimidated Weberman Sex Abuse Victim
Comments: 9 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
A Brooklyn judge threw out most of the evidence against a haredi man who allegedly took a picture of a child sex abuse victim as she was testifying and allegedly sent that picture to blogs, Facebook accounts and Twitter feeds...

August 26, 2014: Hasidic Rebbe Tells Yeshiva Students To Ignore IDF Draft Notices
Comments: 7 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion
War or no war, rocket fire or no rocket fire, cease fire or no cease fire, haredim still refuse to serve in Israel’s military. An example of that mass draft-dodging was made clear again today when a hasidic rebbe ordered...

August 26, 2014: Video: Monroe Town Board Gives Kiryas Joel Lead Agency Status On Land Annexation Without Allowing Public Comment
Comments: 14 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Turf Disputes
The Town of Monroe, New York gave lead agency status on a land annexation bid by the neighboring Satmar hasidic village of Kirays Joel to Kiryas Joel over strong opposition. The board did this without allowing any public comment in...

August 26, 2014: Haredi Über Fraudster Eliyahu Weinstein, Rabbi Fred “Fishel” Todd, To Plead Guilty
Comments: 29 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim
Haredi über fraudster Eliyahu Weinstein is set to plead guilty on September 3 to a set of fraud-related charges stemming from an alleged fake Facebook stock scam he committed with the help of other haredi scammers while out on bail...

August 26, 2014: Bloomingburg: Petition To Fold Tiny Village Into Neighboring Town In An Effort To Control Deceptive Hasidic Development Allegedly Illegal
Comments: 6 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Turf Disputes
The plan to fold the tiny 420-person Bloomingburg into the larger neighboring Town of Mamakating was proposed in large part to deal with a deceptive high density 396-unit townhouse development originally pitched to the rural village, through an alleged straw...

August 26, 2014: Public HMOs In Bnei Brak Caught With Illegal Haredi Modesty Signs
Comments: 4 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Women & Judaism
Three HMOs in the predominantly haredi city of Bnei Brak have modesty signs posted urging patients to wear haredi-acceptable dress. The signs are illegal and are also a violation of a specific directive issued by the Ministry of Health. Above:...

August 25, 2014: Victims' Advocate Manny Waks Steps Down From Advocacy Organization
Comments: 10 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Manny Waks, the Australian victims' advocate and survivor of child sex abuse at Chabad's Yeshivah Centre in Melbourne, has stepped down from his leadership role in Tzedek, the anti-child-sex-abuse organization he founded. Manny Waks writes: After more than three years...

August 25, 2014: 4 Minors Arrested For Anti-Arab Hate Crime
Comments: 5 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, etc. , Israel , Xenophobia
On August 18, a café in the village was reportedly set on fire, and Hebrew graffiti reading “Nekama!” ("Revenge!") was painted on it. Above: Right wing protesters carrying a sign calling for revenge , July 2014, Jerusalem (file photo) 4...

August 25, 2014: Artscroll Still Selling Disgraced Rabbi's Books
Comments: 11 | Categories: Books , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Rabbi Dovid Weinberger was forced to resign from his synagogue and sign a formal agreement never to be a synagogue rabbi again and never to be involved in education again. You might think that would be enough reason for America's...

August 25, 2014: Guatemalan Town Allegedly Expels Haredi Cult
Comments: 17 | Categories: Antisemitism , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Religion
The council of the city fathers of San Juan La Laguna, Guatemala reportedly decided to evict the haredi Toras Hesed cult after finding the cult to be a a risk to the local population. Guatemalan Town Allegedly Expels Haredi Cult...

August 25, 2014: Use Of Undercover Cops, Water Cannon And Mounted Police Controls Violent Haredi Protest
Comments: 8 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Religion
The arrests of nine haredi rioters at last Sunday’s violent protest against the draft of haredi yeshiva students were carried out in what is supposed to be an unusual way for Israeli police – through undercover police officers dressed as...

August 24, 2014: Yeshiva Of Brooklyn Expels Two Physically Disabled Students
Comments: 26 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Med-Ethics
The Yeshiva of Brooklyn asks two disabled students not to return to school this fall because the school is not accessible for disabled students – an apparent violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act. YESHIVA OF BROOKLYN [TALMUDICAL SCHOOL OF...

August 23, 2014: Except For 6 Families, Haredi Lev Tahor Cult Relocated To Rural Guatemala
Comments: 10 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, etc. , Extreme Sniut , Haredim , Religion , Women & Judaism
Of the nearly 200 members of the sect, a half-dozen families remain in Chatham, Ont., where the group has been based since November 2013. The members left in Canada include some of those who have been involved in a custody...

August 23, 2014: Chabad Pedophile Allegedly Rapes Teen In Prison
Comments: 36 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Samuel David Cyprys, convicted of sexually abusing nine boys at Chabad’s Yeshivah Centre in Melbourne, Australia after he had already been cited for child sexual abuse in a previous case that was known to Chabad leaders, has allegedly raped another...

August 22, 2014: Top Candidate For CEO Of Scandal-Plagued Anti-Poverty Charity Said To Be Chabad Rabbi
Comments: 7 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Poverty & Homelessness
The Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty, the New York City Jewish community’s scandal-plagued anti-poverty arm, is reportedly considering hiring a Chabad rabbi to replace outgoing CEO David Frankel, who was brought in to clean up the organization last year but...

August 22, 2014: Ubiquitous Ads Promising Prayers By Sefardi Kabbalist In Exchange For Donations To Chabad-Linked Anti-Missionary Charity Ruled Illegal
Comments: 21 | 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: 13 | 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: 16 | 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...

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