2,228 posts categorized "Pedophilia & Related Crimes"

May 28, 2015: Did Two Top Chabad Leaders Perjure Themselves?
Comments: 1 | 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: 17 | 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...

May 25, 2015: Chabad’s Yeshivah Centre Board On “Brink Of Collapse” After Child Sex Abuse Coverups
Comments: 8 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
In practice, Chabad communal institutions in Melbourne are led by the sons, sons-in-law, grandsons, grandsons-in-law, nephews and other close relatives of the community’s founders and first top rabbis, and many of these leaders either actively covered up child sex abuse...

May 22, 2015: Joseph Hayon, Founder Of Brooklyn's Tea Party, Arrested On Child Porn Charges
Comments: 27 | 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: 15 | 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: 17 | 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: 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: 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 19, 2015: Todros Grynhaus Guilty On All Counts
Comments: 80 | 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: 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 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: 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 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: 38 | 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: 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 11, 2015: Haredi Rabbi Detained For Questioning Over Secret Cameras Installed In Men’s Mikvah In Jerusalem
Comments: 43 | Categories: Haredim , Israel , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
A haredi rabbi, apparently well-meaning, was detained by police last week after complaints that he installed a hidden camera in a men's mikvah (ritual bath) on Avinoam Street in the haredi neighborhood of Sanhedria in Jerusalem. Haredi Rabbi Detained For...

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: 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: 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 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: 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...

May 8, 2015: Über-Haredi School Admits It Helped Alleged Child Sex Abuser To Flee
Comments: 17 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
A committee linked to a über-haredi school helped a headmistress accused of sexually abusing female students flee to Israel, a Melbourne court has heard. Above: Malka Leifer The AAP report is a not particularly clear, but I believe the purported...

May 7, 2015: Alleged Haredi Child Sex Abuser Says Victim's Tearful Recounting Of Abuse “Pure Fiction”
Comments: 17 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
“I went into the jacuzzi as it was my first experience. I had never been in one before and I can’t swim. I called her over. She hadn’t seen one before so it was an experience for her. She sat...

May 7, 2015: Alleged Victims, Families Harassed, Pressured To Drop Charges Against Alleged Sex Abuser Principal
Comments: 15 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
The court heard four people allegedly visited the sister of an alleged victim of Malka Leifer and harassed her to try to force her to pressure other family members to drop the charges against Leifer, who allegedly sexually abused them...

May 7, 2015: Attempted Child Sex Assault In Bnei Brak
Comments: 6 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
There was an alleged attempted sexual assault of a young girl less than 10-years-old in the haredi city of Bnei Brak Tuesday afternoon. There was reportedly an alleged attempted sexual assault of a young girl less than 10-years-old in Bnei...

May 6, 2015: Teen Girls In Über-Haredi School Were Routinely Raped And Abused By Their Female Principal, Court Hears
Comments: 92 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Teenage girls from the über-haredi Adass Israel School school in Melbourne were routinely sexually abused by their principal, Malka Leifer, who told them she was preparing them for eventual marriage, an Australian court heard Wednesday. Above: Malka Leifer Teen Girls...

May 5, 2015: Alleged Haredi Child Sex Abuser Showed No Remorse, No Concern For His Victims, Rabbi Says
Comments: 11 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Leading haredi Rabbi Shraga Feivel Zimmerman told a Manchester, England court today that accused child molester Todros Grynhaus was far more annoyed at being caught abusing teen girls than he was about the abuse itself or the damage he had...

May 5, 2015: Sex Assault In Haredi Kindergarten
Comments: 12 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Police in the haredi city of Elad arrested a Palestinian man from the West Bank Palestinian city of Ramallah who had entered Israel illegally after he allegedly sexually assaulted a kindergarten assistant there. Sex Assault In Haredi Kindergarten Shmarya Rosenberg...

May 5, 2015: Haredi Macher Helped Alleged Pedophile Flee, Court Hears
Comments: 13 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
A member of a Melbourne, Australia haredi girls school's board arranged plane tickets to whisk its principal, wanted on child sex abuse charges, out of the country, a court has heard. Above: Malka Leifer The Age reports: A member of...

May 5, 2015: Why Is Rabbi Moshe Shapiro Not In Prison?
Comments: 54 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Rabbi Moshe Shapiro – a virulent, evil excuse for a human being – encouraged his followers to savagely beat an elderly woman Shapiro mistakenly thought was a pedophile. The woman was beaten with crowbars and almost died. Police and the...

May 4, 2015: Warning: Anti-Porn Activist Who Is An Unlicensed Therapist Allegedly Preys On Orthodox Women And Girls
Comments: 39 | Categories: Haredim , MO & Chardal , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
"There is an individual loose in our community who presents himself as both a therapist and an activist fighting against the dangers of internet pornography addiction. He gives public lectures and speeches in various venues presenting himself as an expert...

May 4, 2015: Alleged “Sex Pest” Rabbi And Wife Hospitalized
Comments: 9 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Rabbi Eliezer Berland – an accused sex offender who has been on the run from Israel for more than two years – is in a cardiac unit and his wife reportedly has a leg fracture. Above: Rabbi Eliezer Berland Alleged...

May 1, 2015: Two Incidents Of Attempted Luring Of Children In Lakewood
Comments: 14 | Categories: Child Safety , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Two incidents of attempted luring of young children took place Wednesday in Lakewood, New Jersey. Two Incidents Of Attempted Luring Of Children In Lakewood Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com According to to a Yeshiva World report that is in turn based...

April 30, 2015: Haredi Yeshiva Student Faces As Much As Life In Prison For Alleged Child Sex Assault
Comments: 11 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Haim Bourkis is charged with three counts of predatory sexual assault against a child and first-degree sexual abuse – all felonies. Haredi Yeshiva Student Faces As Much As Life In Prison For Alleged Child Sex Assault Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com...

April 30, 2015: Video: Alleged Sex Abuser Rabbi Performs Bizarre Wedding
Comments: 10 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Rabbi Eliezer Berland, the leader of the Shuvu Banim Breslov hasidic sect who is still on the run from sex abuse allegations made by former followers in Israel, performs a wedding for a couple in Holland in under two minutes...

April 30, 2015: Hasidic Doctor Banned By Government Over Sex Abuse
Comments: 16 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Med-Ethics, Public Health , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
The tribunal found that Dr John Barry Myers had failed to be deterred by a caution, counseling or a fine and posed too great a risk to the public to be able to practice medicine any longer. Meyers (pictured above)...

April 29, 2015: Attorney For Accused Haredi Pedophile Accuses Alleged Victim Of Reporting Abuse To Cover Up Her Own Alleged “Marital Difficulties”
Comments: 11 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
An alleged victim of accused haredi pedophile Rabbi Todros Grynhaus sobbed in open court in Manchester, England as she described being ordered by Grynhaus to “enjoy” his alleged sex abuse, but Grynhaus' attorney accused the woman of making up the...

April 29, 2015: Rabbi Mendel Tevel Pleads Guilty In Sweetheart Plea Deal
Comments: 18 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Mendel Tevel, a Chabad-ordained rabbi who was arrested in October 2013 in Beverly Hills, California on New York State child sex abuse charges and was subsequently extradited to New York, has now pleaded guilty in a sweetheart plea deal that...

April 29, 2015: Re-Trial Of Alleged Haredi Pedophile Todros Grynhaus Begins
Comments: 5 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
He jumped bail, fled to Israel on a false passport, fought deportation and then saw his first trial end in a hung jury. And now Todros Grynhaus, a father of 10 children and the son of a prominent haredi rabbi,...

April 28, 2015: DA Reportedly Launches Haredi Child Sex Abuse Witness Tampering Investigation
Comments: 4 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth “Ken” Thompson has opened an investigation into witness tampering in the Rabbi Baruch Lebovits child sex abuse case abuse case. But will the investigation be thorough and complete? Some observers don't think it will. Above: file...

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