2,272 posts categorized "Pedophilia & Related Crimes"

July 3, 2015: Breslov “Sex Fiend” Rabbi Hospitalized After Losing Extradition Case
Comments: 3 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Berland – who may now be extradited – allegedly sexually assaulted several young female followers, most of whom were married, and at least one of whom was a minor when the alleged assault took place. Above: Rabbi Eliezer Berland Breslov...

July 2, 2015: Chabad Allegedly Brings In Out Of Town Ringers To Run Institutions As Proxies For Old Management
Comments: 7 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
“…Most disturbing is the fact that this process is being driven by Members (Trustees) employed by the institution, some of whom are compromised by the revelations of the Royal Commission. We object, in the strongest possible terms, to employees appointing...

July 2, 2015: Rabbi Prevented From Leaving Israel After Married Women Complain He Coerced Them Into Having Sex
Comments: 21 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , MO & Chardal , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
The Zionist Orthodox rabbi, who was both a rosh yeshiva (yeshiva dean) and a state-employed community rabbi, has been accused by members of his community of exploiting and having sex with married women in what would be called in many...

June 30, 2015: The Top Aide To The Late Chabad-Lubavitch Rebbe And The Convicted Child Sex Abuser
Comments: 44 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes , Religion, Religion & State
The daughter of the Cleveland Alexander Rebbe is now engaged to marry the son of Rabbi Chaim Yakov Lebovits. Chaim Yakov Lebovits is the son of notorious haredi child sex abuser Rabbi Baruch Lebovits, and sure enough, the proud grandfather...

June 30, 2015: Breslov Leader May Be Extradited For Alleged Sex Crimes, Supreme Court Rules
Comments: 7 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
The Supreme Court of the Netherlands rejected the appeal of Shuvu Banim Breslov hasidic leader Rabbi Eliezer Berland, removing the final impediment to his extradition to Israel, where Berland is wanted for questioning in a series of alleged sex attacks...

June 30, 2015: Former Leader Of British Jews To Be Prosecuted For Alleged Child Sex Abuse
Comments: 14 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Jewish Leadership , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Lord Greville Janner, 86, a former Labor member of parliament and ex-president of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, is accused of more than 20 sex offense committed against residents of children's homes in the 1970s and 1980s. Above:...

June 29, 2015: State Supreme Court Upholds Extended Statute Of Limitations For Child Sex Abuse
Comments: 2 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
"Given the unique psychological and social factors that often result in delayed reporting of childhood sexual abuse, which frustrated the ability of victims to bring an action under earlier revisions of the statute of limitations, we cannot say that the...

June 29, 2015: In Yet Another Insensitive Step, Chabad Again Shows It Has Not Come To Grips With Its Child Sex Abuse Scandal
Comments: 4 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Today, Yud Beis Tammuz, there is additional motivation as the Rebbe encouraged everyone to donate to Mosdos connected to the Frierdike Rebbe on this day. Not only is your donation fully tax deductible, you are supporting the learning and spreading...

June 25, 2015: “Sauna Rabbi” Won’t Resign, Despite Decades Of Inappropriate Behavior With Boys And Young Men
Comments: 34 | Categories: MO & Chardal , Pedophilia & Related Crimes , Religion, Religion & State
Rabbi Jonathan Rosenblatt reportedly told synagogue members at a members only event last night that the calls for him to no longer be the Modern Orthodox synagogue’s rabbi are disproportionate to what he did wrong. And Rosenblatt said that despite...

June 24, 2015: Hasidic School Bus Driver Arrested And Charged With 1st Degree Child Sex Abuse, Cops Claim Not To Know Name Of School Or Bus Company
Comments: 37 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
A 27-year-old Monsey, New York hasid who worked as a yeshiva bus driver was arrested in early June and charged with molesting a 4-year-old boy, police said today. But cops claimed not to known the name of the school or...

June 24, 2015: Mother Of Alleged Miami Beach Child Sex Abuse Victim Says She Has Been Threatened, Ostracized By Rabbi's Supporters
Comments: 5 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , MO & Chardal , Pedophilia & Related Crimes , Sefardim
The mother of an 11-year-old who has accused a South Florida rabbi of inappropriately touching her is speaking out, saying she has been shunned by the Jewish community and has even received bribes to stay quiet. Above: Rabbi Steve Karro...

June 24, 2015: Sex, Prostitution And Rabbi Nachman Of Beslov
Comments: 51 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes , Women & Judaism
It’s not only hasidim who travel to Uman, Ukraine to the grave of Rabbi Nachman of Breslov during the fall Tishrei Jewish holidays. At Rosh Hashanah and Sukkot female escorts get on a train from Kiev and, after two hours,...

June 22, 2015: Rabbi Accused Of Child Molestation Caught Allegedly Bribing Victim's Family
Comments: 7 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , MO & Chardal , Pedophilia & Related Crimes , Sefardim
Surveillance video has surfaced that may show a South Florida rabbi accused of inappropriately touching an 11-year-old, giving a parent an envelop believed to contain money to stay quiet over the entire ordeal. WSVN-TV - 7NEWS Miami Ft. Lauderdale News,...

June 22, 2015: Man Confesses To Girl’s Father After Luring 7-year-old From Chabad Synagogue
Comments: 12 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Yan Kossa now faces charges of unlawful imprisonment and endangering the welfare of a child along with other charges from a different case. Above: Yan Kossa Pix 11 reports: Police arrested a man accused of luring a young girl from...

June 19, 2015: Chabad To Honor Memory Of Leader Of Child Sex Abuse Coverups
Comments: 40 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes , Religion, Religion & State
He covered up child sex abuse and allegedly helped molesters flee justice. He destroyed the lives of children in order to protect the name of Chabad and the well-connected Chabad men who raped and abused children. But this doesn't stop...

June 19, 2015: Activists Lash Out At Chabad Over Lack Of Transparency, Conflicts Of Interest
Comments: 6 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
"…I have been devoted to working in a collaborative way with the Trustees. The reality is that this is an impossible task. The reason is that there are too many members who are conflicted in so many ways, whether it...

June 18, 2015: Haredi Man Allegedly Kidnaps Ex-Wife, Rapes Her In “Hidden Dungeon”
Comments: 19 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
A haredi man allegedly kidnapped his ex-wife and raped her in a "hidden dungeon” where he then left her with no obvious way to escape and went home to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Succot. Haredi Man Allegedly Kidnaps Ex-Wife,...

June 17, 2015: Chabad’s Board Of Trustees To Resign By End Of Year As Child Sex Abuse Scandal Continues To Shake Melbourne Community
Comments: 11 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
The announced resignations follow intense pressure leveled at Chabad’s lay leaders and clergy after Australia’s Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Abuse investigated Chabad institutions in the country in February. Testimony at the widely-watched public hearings was intensely damaging...

June 17, 2015: Even After Child Sex Abuse Scandal, Chabad Riddled With Unethical Conflicts Of Interest, Is Not Transparant, Grassroots Parents Group Says
Comments: 4 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
…Yesterday’s letter from the Yeshivah Centre Trustees informed the community that they plan to appoint an interim Committee of Management (Committee). It is of great concern that a number of these Trustees are also employees of the Yeshivah Centre. It...

June 16, 2015: Letter To Top Haredi Rabbi Asks Him To Reinstate Alleged Sex Abuser
Comments: 22 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes , Women & Judaism
A letter to Britain's top haredi rabbi, Ephraim Padwa, written by four top haredi rabbis asks him to reinstate accused sex abuser Rabbi Chaim Halpern. The following is a letter to the top British haredi rabbi, Ephraim Padwa, from Rabbis...

June 16, 2015: Prompted By Child Sex Abuse Scandal, Melbourne Chabad Announces Reorganization
Comments: 9 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
"…Now that [Chabad's] Committee of Management has finally resigned, it’s well overdue for Yeshivah’s Rabbi [Zvi Hirsh] Telsner to also resign or be stood down. As those ultimately responsible for the leadership at the Yeshivah Centre, it is crucial that...

June 15, 2015: Barry Freundel #2? UWS Landlord Caught With Hidden Cameras In Apartments Of Female Tenants
Comments: 14 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Prosecutors in Manhattan added more charges to an indictment against Eli Kadoch, an Upper West Side landlord who was arrested in July 2014 for allegedly secretly video recording one of his tenants nude in apartment bathroom. The charges were added...

June 14, 2015: Last Remaining Long Term Chabad Lay Leaders Resign In Wake Of Child Sex Abuse Scandal
Comments: 28 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Almost four months after Australia's Royal Commission exposed extensive coverups of child sex abuse at Yeshivah Centre, Chabad's flagship institution in Melbourne, Australia, the last three of its top lay leader have now resigned. Top 3 Chabad Lay Leaders Resign...

June 14, 2015: In Wake Of Child Sex Abuse Scandal, Another Chabad Board Member Allegedly Resigns
Comments: 8 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
"…I've received three separate reports of the resignation of Mr Shlomo Werdiger - the final long-serving and major player on the [Chabad of Melbourne, Australia's] Yeshivah Centre Committee of Management. It's unfortunate that it's taken this long but better late...

June 12, 2015: Haredi Activists Reportedly Threaten Abuse Victim
Comments: 32 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
In an attempt to protect Todros Grynhaus, the now convicted haredi child molester who is a son of one of London's top haredi rabbis, haredi community activists known as askanim launched a reign of terror against a victim and witness...

June 12, 2015: Almost 200 Shul Members Sign Petition In Support Of Alleged “Sauna Rabbi” Jonathan Rosenblatt
Comments: 27 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , MO & Chardal , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
The petition calls the allegations against Rosenblatt "long resolved" – even though they reportedly are not resolved at all – and demonizes Rosenblatt's alleged victims by claiming that Rosenblatt's "enormous talent…so far outweigh[s] the ‘parsed ambiguities’ referred to in the...

June 12, 2015: Pedophiles More Likely To Have Physical Irregularities
Comments: 11 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Pedophilia & Related Crimes , Science
New research suggests pedophiles are more likely to have superficial facial flaws, known as Minor Physical Anomalies (MPAs). They are also more likely to be left-handed. Pedophiles More Likely To Have Physical Irregularities Study suggests physical deviations in the face...

June 11, 2015: Alleged "Sauna Rabbi" Jonathan Rosenblatt Expects "Very Fair" Buyout From Synagogue, His Attorney Says
Comments: 35 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , MO & Chardal , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
“Despite the board’s vote, the vast majority of the membership have expressed overwhelming support for the rabbi and have been openly critical of those few who elected to speak publicly about an issue the congregation has been aware of for...

June 10, 2015: Shul Sends Members Another Letter About Alleged "Sauna Rabbi" Jonathan Rosenblatt
Comments: 17 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , MO & Chardal , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
For more than three decades, Rosenblatt has been repeatedly accused of having boys as young as 12-years-old and young adult males join him for one-on-one sessions playing squash followed by long hot showers together naked and long sessions naked in...

June 9, 2015: Synagogue Board To Ask “Sauna Rabbi” Jonathan Rosenblatt To Step Down
Comments: 14 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , MO & Chardal , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
“Sauna Rabbi" Jonathan Rosenblatt will be asked to step down from his position as the top rabbi at the Modern Orthodox Riverdale Jewish Center (RJC) in the Bronx by the synagogue's board. Above: Rabbi Jonathan Rosenblatt Synagogue Board To Ask...

June 9, 2015: Miami Beach Rabbi Gets Bail And House Arrest In Alleged Child Molestation
Comments: 5 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , MO & Chardal , Pedophilia & Related Crimes , Sefardim
On arrest, he reportedly told police he touched the girls shoulders, back and buttocks as form of spiritual cleansing. Above: Rabbi Steve Karro Miami Beach Rabbi Gets Bail And House Arrest In Alleged Child Molestation Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com A...

June 9, 2015: Brooklyn DA Gives Another Sweetheart Plea Deal To A Haredi Sex Offender
Comments: 38 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Chabad ordained Rabbi Menachem Mendel Tewel (Tevel) pleaded guilty to two counts of a criminal sexual act in the third degree but was originally charged with 37 counts of sexual abuse— many first-degree felony counts. But now Tewel will serve...

June 8, 2015: Shul Members Call On Prominent Modern Orthodox Rabbi To Resign Over Alleged Sauna Ogling
Comments: 6 | Categories: MO & Chardal , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
At least 44 members of the Riverdale Jewish Center (RJC) have sent an e-mail petition to Rabbi Jonathan Rosenblatt calling on him to resign from the synagogue over a recent report that he bathed nude with boys at a sauna...

June 5, 2015: Child Sex Abuse And Related Coverups Were Justified In Order To Allow The Modern Orthodox And Haredi Communities To Grow, Rabbi Says
Comments: 51 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Ethics , Haredim , History , Outreach , Pedophilia & Related Crimes , Religion, Religion & State
"…When we are in cultural survival mode, the focus must be on the attractive nature of our lifestyle. Our communal body was sick, wracked with disease, and our only chance for survival was to allow our wounds to heal in...

June 4, 2015: "Sauna Rabbi" Jonathan Rosenblatt Responds To Allegations Against Him
Comments: 43 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , MO & Chardal , Pedophilia & Related Crimes , Religion, Religion & State
“…I also deeply regret if my conduct at any time inadvertently offended anyone…I want to assure you however that it was never my intention to cause any harm, nor did I ever do anything that was unlawful.…” Above: Rabbi Jonathan...

June 3, 2015: Letter From His Synagogue Downplays Alleged Misdeeds Of Leading Modern Orthodox Rabbi
Comments: 27 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , MO & Chardal , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
"…Years ago, when RJC leadership heard rumors about the Rabbi’s alleged interactions surrounding athletic activities, the details were assessed and no evidence of misconduct was found. In order to avoid even the appearance of impropriety as to such activities, in...

June 2, 2015: Bronx DA Reportedly Opens Criminal Investigation Into Leading Modern Orthodox Rabbi
Comments: 9 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , MO & Chardal , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
The Bronx District Attorney's Bureau on Child Abuse and Sex Crimes has reportedly opened a criminal investigation into the conduct of Rabbi Jonathan Rosenblatt of the Riverdale Jewish Center. Above: Rabbi Jonathan Rosenblatt Rabbi Asher Lopatin, the president of the...

June 1, 2015: Can Rabbinic Abuse Be Preveneted If Critics Fail To Name Alleged Abusers And Fail To Tell Followers To Call Police?
Comments: 11 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , MO & Chardal , Pedophilia & Related Crimes , Religion, Religion & State
"…So many institutions and organizations are undermined because people don’t step up to combat inappropriate, immoral behavior on the part of rabbis and leaders. It is so much easier to look the other way, to make excuses, to pray that...

May 31, 2015: Modern Orthodox Synagogue Still Lists Accused Rabbi As A "Holy Vessel"
Comments: 22 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , MO & Chardal , Pedophilia & Related Crimes , Religion, Religion & State
The Riverdale Jewish Center, the synagogue headed by Rabbi Jonathan Rosenblatt, who allegedly inappropriately got naked with and ogled teen boys and young men who were members of his congregation and/or his students, still refers to Rosenblatt as a "Holy...

May 31, 2015: Convicted Child Sex Abuser Allegedly Hosted And Honored By IDF’s Chief Rabbi
Comments: 8 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Israel , MO & Chardal , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
The Chief Rabbi of the IDF, Rabbi Rafi Peretz, allegedly had a prominent guest over the Shavuot holiday – convicted child molester Rabbi Mordechai “Motti” Elon. Convicted Child Sex Abuser Allegedly Hosted And Honored By IDF’s Chief Rabbi Shmarya Rosenberg...

May 29, 2015: Video: My Husband Doesn't Know How To Be A Child Molestor, Accused Rabbi's Wife Says
Comments: 27 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , MO & Chardal , Pedophilia & Related Crimes , Sefardim
"He does not know how to use molestation techniques. I say this as a wife, as his sex partner. I believe that these charges were placed in order to defile his reputation.…He never kissed her on the neck as the...

May 29, 2015: Report: Top Modern Orthodox Rabbi Likes To Ogle Naked Teen Boys
Comments: 73 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , MO & Chardal , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Rabbi Jonathan Rosenblatt of the Riverdale Jewish Center in the Bronx, New York, has liked to get naked with and ogle male congregants, who were often teen boys, and with university-age students he mentored or taught. Above: Rabbi Jonathan Rosenblatt...

May 29, 2015: An Open Letter To Emotionally Abusive Haredi Rabbis And Community Leaders From A Victim Of Child Sex Abuse
Comments: 22 | Categories: Child Safety , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
“…The behavior of some of these [rabbis, teachers, lay leaders, Orthodox general practitioners and Orthodox therapists] is what pushed me to the edge of my sanity, and to the edge of my faith. I was lied to, lied about, ignored,...

May 29, 2015: Chabad Of Melbourne's Charter Appears To Show Ethics Lapses Of Recent Members
Comments: 3 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
The charter of the Board of Management of Chabad of Melbourne's Yeshivah Centre has been leaked to FailedMessiah.com. (Note one of the corporate names used was Chabad Institutions of Australia, Inc.) The charter explains the Board of Management's conflict of...

May 28, 2015: Did Two Top Chabad Leaders Perjure Themselves?
Comments: 3 | Categories: Art , Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
At the Royal Commission hearings into child sex abuse coverups at Chabad institution in Australia, Don Wolf, a former chairman of the Committee of Management (COM) of the board of Chabad's Yeshivah Centre in Melbourne and Nechama Bendet, the Yeshivah...

May 28, 2015: Rabbi Busted For Molestation Says He Fondled 11-Year-Old’s Buttocks For “Cleansing” Purposes
Comments: 26 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Pedophilia & Related Crimes , Sefardim
Rabbi Steve Karro denied some of the allegations, but reportedly told police he touched the girl’s buttocks for "cleansing [purposes,] as she was exhibiting negative energy." Above: Rabbi Steve Karro Rabbi Busted For Molestation Says He Fondled 11-Year-Old’s Buttocks For...

May 27, 2015: Chabad-Dominated Task Force On Family Violence Allegedly Acted In Ways That Helped Chabad Cover Up Historic Child Sex Abuse
Comments: 4 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
"In 2001 I attended the home of Mrs New for a Sabbath lunch where I was seated opposite Velvel (Zev) Serebryanski who had repeatedly sexually abused me as a child. Later that afternoon I disclosed my abuse to Mr and...

May 26, 2015: Haredi School's Child Protection Policy Says Report Abuse To Secular Authorities – But Only After Rabbis Approve
Comments: 10 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
The Yesodey HaTorah Senior Girls School in London tells staff to report abuse to "outside agencies" – but only "when appropriate" and after "consultation" with top haredi rabbis. Please click to enlarge:

May 26, 2015: British Chief Rabbi Tells Jewish Community Child Sex Abuse Must Be Reported To The Proper Secular Authorities, Orders Mandatory Training Of All Rabbis
Comments: 13 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
"The conviction of a prominent member of the Manchester Jewish community [Todros Grynhaus] for sexual abuse is of immense significance. Though certainly not the first such case, it sends an unequivocal message that nobody, in any part of our community,...

May 25, 2015: How Much Does Chabad Care About Child Sex Abuse Victims? Not Much, This Newly Leaked Document Shows
Comments: 22 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Minutes of a meeting of the Committee of Management of the board of Chabad's Yeshivah Centre in Melbourne, Australia dated August 19, 2014 show that Chabad was attempting not to respond to a lawsuit by a victim of child sex...

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