2,138 posts categorized "Pedophilia & Related Crimes"

March 5, 2015: Cleveland Haredi Rabbi Still In Jail Awaiting Trial On Child Sex Charges
Comments: 1 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Rabbi Frederick “Ephraim” Karp was indicted last week in Maryland on child sexual abuse and related charges and remains in jail pending trial. Above: Rabbi Frederick “Ephraim” Karp Cleveland Haredi Rabbi Still In Jail Awaiting Trial On Child Sex Charges...

March 5, 2015: Chabad Rabbi Says He Doubted 12-Year-Old’s Abuse Story And Failed To Call Police Because She Was “Prone To Bend The Truth To Get Out Of Trouble”
Comments: 13 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Chabad Rabbi Baruch Lesches, once the #2 Chabad rabbi and the top posek (decisor of Orthodox Jewish law) in Sydney, Australia, has told the Australian Royal Commission investigating child sex abuse at Chabad institutions in a belated written statement that...

March 5, 2015: The Pain Of Ostracism, Shunning And Exclusion
Comments: 5 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes , Science
Our need to matter and our need to belong are as fundamental as our need to eat and breathe. Therefore ostracism -- rejection, silence, exclusion -- is one of the most powerful punishments that one person can inflict on another....

March 4, 2015: Lie To The Royal Commission, Read The Megillah For The Main Chabad Synagogue Only Days Later
Comments: 64 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Does Chabad take its rabbis' disgraceful behavior seriously? Is it really trying to learn from the Royal Commission? Many child sex abuse victims and advocates doubt it and Chabad continues to show nothing has really changed. Thursday morning in Melbourne,...

March 4, 2015: New Jewish Community Letter On Australian Child Sex Abuse Scandal
Comments: 8 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , MO & Chardal , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
In light of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, and the historical cases of abuse that have come to light at various institutions, Mount Scopus Memorial College is taking its role in the community very seriously....

March 2, 2015: AJN Denies Firing Whistleblower Journalist
Comments: 21 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Media & Media Criticism , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
The Australian Jewish News has denied sacking a senior journalist who helped the royal commission into institutional responses to child sexual abuse by supplying a damaging text message from a senior rabbi. But it looks like the paper's editor may...

March 2, 2015: Former Employee Of Chabad's Yeshivah Centre Charged With Sexual Assault Of Two Victims While In Prison
Comments: 97 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
A former employee of Chabad's Yeshivah Centre in Melbourne, Australia – almost certainly Samuel David Cyprys – has been charged with two counts of indecent assault against one victim, and three counts of indecent assault against another victim - all...

March 2, 2015: Petition Calls On Chabad Yeshivah Centre's Board Of Management To Resign Over Handling Of Child Sex Abuse
Comments: 32 | Categories: Chabad , Child Safety , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Members of Melbourne’s Jewish community have called for the immediate resignation of the board at the disgraced [Chabad] Yeshivah Centre in the wake of a damning royal commission probe. While several high-profile rabbis have already ­resigned from positions — ­including...

March 1, 2015: Crown Heights Chabad Rabbi Arrested On Child Sex Abuse Charges
Comments: 127 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Rabbi Gershon Selinger was arrested Friday and charged with multiple accounts of sexual abuse of a minor. Selinger has reportedly taught in a number of Chabad schools in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, New York. Above: Rabbi Gershon Selinger Please click to...

March 1, 2015: Leading Jewish Newspaper Fires Whistleblower Who Exposed Chabad Rabbi’s Duplicity And Intimidation In Massive Child Sex Abuse Scandal
Comments: 24 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Media & Media Criticism , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
“In my view it’s clear that [Kamien] was effectively dismissed for disclosing to me a vital bit of evidence for submission to the royal commission. Had the text message not been disclosed, Rabbi Kluwgant would probably still have his senior...

March 1, 2015: See Some Small Evil, Cover Up Other Larger Evil, Protect Chabad
Comments: 12 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Australia's Jewish Taskforce Against Family Violence attributes the evil we saw from a series of Chabad rabbis testifying before Australia's Royal Commission investigating child sex abuse at Chabad institutions to lack of training and tries to make it appear as...

February 27, 2015: Borough Park Haredi Man Busted For Attempted Luring, Related Charges, In Teen Penis Enlargement Ploy
Comments: 28 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
A haredi man from Borough Park, Brooklyn has been arrested and charged with attempted luring of teenage boys, acting in a manner injurious to a child under 17 and disseminating indecent material to a minor. Borough Park Haredi Man Busted...

February 27, 2015: An Open Letter To The Victims Of Child Sex Abuse And The Community From Chabad's Yeshivah Centre In Melbourne
Comments: 39 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
What follows is an open letter sent today not long before Shabbat to victims of child sex abuse and to the Chabad Yeshivah Centre community from Yeshivah Centre leadership. The letter is in response to the shocking and awful testimony...

February 26, 2015: Does New Video Show Haredi Policy Change On Child Sex Abuse Reporting? Probably Not
Comments: 62 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Unidentified man 2: A child of 11 years old – a disgusting person sexually abused him. The person [i.e., the alleged victim] wants to know if he can go to the police or not? Kanievsky: "Presumably yes - he will...

February 25, 2015: More Resignations Of Chabad Leaders Over Child Sex Abuse Scandal
Comments: 59 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Two more top Australian Chabad leaders have resigned due to their roles in the massive child sex abuse scandal that has shaken the Australian Jewish community – and, indeed Australai itself – to its core. In a story dated 2-26-2015,...

February 24, 2015: Agudath Israel Of America Says Still Must Ask Rabbis Before Reporting Most Cases Of Child Sex Abuse
Comments: 20 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Top Agudath Israel of America staffers say they don't know if Agudah's top rabbis know about the Australian Chabad child sex abuse scandal and the haredi umbrella organization's policy, which is illegal, remains the same: almost every case of child...

February 24, 2015: Trial Of Accused Child Sex Abuser Todros Grynhaus Begins
Comments: 31 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Todros Grynhaus, 50, who has taught in Jewish schools, is accused of exposing himself to one alleged victim he was ‘obsessed’ with, treating her as a ‘plaything’ and taking her to a hotel where he abused her in a jacuzzi....

February 24, 2015: Disgraced Chabad Rabbi Yosef "Yossi" Feldman Explains No-Sex Sex Tape
Comments: 62 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
"It bothers me that it seems from some of your responses lately that you now don't believe in keeping Shabbos. I hope you still consciously believe in Hashem and the Torah. It's certainly a service for the community to expose...

February 24, 2015: Haredi-Cofounded Nonprofit Organization That Helped Child Molester’s Family Make Aliya Wins Jerusalem Prize
Comments: 26 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
This year’s Jerusalem Prize for Aliyah and Absorption was awarded to the cofounders of Nefesh B’Nefesh today – despite the fact that Nefesh B’Nefesh helped the family of a child molester who fled justice move to Israel to join him...

February 24, 2015: Shamed Before Royal Commission, Senior Chabad Rabbi Resigns From Yet Another Communal Position
Comments: 28 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Kosher Business? , Kosher Scandal , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Chabad Rabbi Yosef Feldman has stepped down from his role as the interim rav ha-machshir (kosher food supervising authority) for the prominent Sydney-based kosher caterer Amaze in Taste. But Feldman still holds the position as top rabbi of a synagogue,...

February 23, 2015: Chabad Child Rapist David Cyprys Charged With Five Counts For Alleged Jailhouse Rape Of Teen
Comments: 31 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Top Chabad rabbis protected him for almost 30 years as he raped and molested his way though the children in Chabad's care. But Now convicted child rapist Samuel David Cyprys is facing five more criminal charges stemming from his alleged...

February 23, 2015: New Charges Against Chabad Pedophile David Cyprys?
Comments: 44 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Samuel David Cyprys, Melbourne, Australia's most notorious child rapist who is currently serving time in prison of child rape and abuse charges, is due in court next month – perhaps for the alleged rape of an 18-year-old prisoner. Cyprys was...

February 23, 2015: David Cyprys Raped Child At Knife-Point In Chabad School, Victim's Rabbi-Father Says
Comments: 48 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
The brutality of convicted pedophile Samuel David Cyprys on display once again. For the first time ever, Rabbi Laibl Wolf publicly states that Cyprys held a knife to the throat of his son Yaakov while threatening him and sexually assaulting...

February 22, 2015: Journalist Who Leaked Damning Texts From Chabad Rabbi Reportedly Forced Out Of Job At Australian Jewish Newspaper
Comments: 63 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Media & Media Criticism , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
The journalist in question took text messages sent by Rabbi Meir Shlomo Kluwgant to the AJN's editor Zeddy Lawrence as Waks' father Zephania was testifying and gave them to Manny Waks. The messages attacked Zephania for the damage his testimony...

February 21, 2015: After Massive Chabad Child Sex Abuse Scandal, Can Chabad Really Change For The Better? Many Members Of The Australian Orthodox Community Don't Think It Can
Comments: 42 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Can Chabad leadership really change its ways? That is the question that troubles many people now. "They need to be more consultative with other rabbis, lay leaders and women," Rabbi Kennard, principal at Burwood's Mt Scopus Memorial College, told Fairfax...

February 21, 2015: Chabad Rabbis Fail To Report More Child Sex Abuse Allegations To Police, Drawing Criticism From Expert
Comments: 28 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
A leading child protection expert has criticized a Chabad-led Melbourne synagogue for not reporting child sexual abuse allegations to police. Among those covering up the alleged sex abuse are two Chabad rabbis who testified before Australia's Royal Commission earlier this...

February 20, 2015: Alleged "Sex Pest" Hasidic Rabbi Appeals Extradition To Supreme Court
Comments: 3 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Alleged “sex pest” Rabbi Eliezer Berland is appealing to the Netherlands Supreme Court in an effort to avoid his imminent extradition to Israel. Berland, who heads the Breslov hasidic Shuvu Banim sect, alleged sexually abused several female followers, including at...

February 20, 2015: Why Has Chabad Rabbi Tzvi Hirsch Telsner Not Resigned?
Comments: 34 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Chabad Rabbi Zvi Hirsch Telsner remains Melbourne Chabad Yeshivah Centre’s top rabbi – despite mounting pressure for him to resign immediately after his testimony at the Royal Commission inquiry into Chabad child sex abuse made it clear that he did...

February 19, 2015: British Chief Rabbi Downplays Current Child Sex Abuse Scandals In England While Calling For Jews To Report Cases To Police
Comments: 10 | Categories: Chabad , Child Safety , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Pedophilia & Related Crimes , Religion
"Let there be no doubt: it is a legal, moral and religious imperative to report cases of sexual abuse to the police. Nobody is above the law and no institution is greater than its members or followers. The impact of...

February 19, 2015: Non-Chabad Orthodox Rabbis In Australia Form New Rabbinic Roof Body To Replace Roof Body Implicated In Child Sex Abuse Coverups Controlled By Chabad
Comments: 20 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Pedophilia & Related Crimes , Religion
A new national organization of rabbis, the New Organisation of Rabbis of Australasia (NORA), was founded Tuesday night, reportedly after top rabbis from across the world insisted in the wake of the Royal Commission investigation into child sex abuse at...

February 19, 2015: Under Pressure, Top Chabad Rabbi Alleged To Have Covered Up Child Sex Abuse Resigns
Comments: 30 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Under extreme pressure from many quarters of the Australian Jewish community in the wake of his damning testimony before Australia's Royal Commission investigating child sex abuse at Chabad institutions across the country, Rabbi Avrohom Glick has resigned from all positions...

February 18, 2015: Rabbis' Absolute Power: How Sex Abuse Tore Apart Australia's Orthodox Jewish Community
Comments: 41 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Orthodox Judaism has never been exposed to such scrutiny. From a Melbourne courtroom, the torment of the Chabad rabbis was streamed live to the world as the royal commission into institutional responses to child sexual abuse probed the city’s secretive...

February 18, 2015: AJN Staff Member Who Allegedly Leaked Damning Text Messages Sent By Chabad Rabbi Has Been Suspended
Comments: 25 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Media & Media Criticism , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
The Australian Royal Commission investigation Chabad child sex abuse continues to have repercussions. This time, a Jewish newspaper staffer allegedly tried to help an abuse victim show a Chabad rabbi (pictured at right) was lying – and that staffer is...

February 18, 2015: No-Sex Sex Tape, Bizarre Child Sex Abuse Testimony Gets Rabbi Yosef Feldman De-Listed As Chabad Emissary
Comments: 19 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Rabbi Yosef “Yossi” Feldman, the controversial Chabad emissary whose statements on pedophilia before Australia’s Royal Commission investigation child sex abuse at Chabad institutions shocked the country and shamed the Jewish community, has been de-listed as a Chabad emissary. Above: Rabbi...

February 17, 2015: In Light Of Child Sex Abuse Coverups, Is Chabad A Cult?
Comments: 75 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Manny Waks says to label Chabad and Yeshivah as a cult would force him to reject his entire childhood.… “I got the dollar [I still carry] from [the Rebbe] around the same time I was being abused, and I like...

February 17, 2015: Australian Rabbinical Body Calls For All Implicated Chabad Rabbis To Resign Immideately
Comments: 21 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
The Rabbinical Council of Victoria has demanded the resignations of all rabbis implicated in testimony before the royal commission into child sexual abuse. The Age reports: The Rabbinical Council of Victoria has demanded the resignations of all rabbis implicated in...

February 16, 2015: It's All Relative: Chabad Molesters Were Allegedly Protected And Their Victims Terrorized By Members Of A Web Of Chabad Relatives
Comments: 25 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
A nepotistic web of Chabad hasidim, members of powerful Chabad families in Australia (and beyond) allegedly covered up for Chabad child molesters and harassed their victims. But how nepotistic is Chabad down under? The answer may shock you. The following...

February 16, 2015: Haredim Launch Pidyon Shvuyim Appeal For Accused Pedophile Who Fled From Justice
Comments: 34 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
This pidyon shvuyim (ransoming of the captives) sign for accused pedophile Rabbi Todros Grynhaus was posted tonight in the Machzikei Hadas hasidic synagogue in Manchester, England. The following pidyon shvuyim (ransoming of the captives) sign for accused pedophile Rabbi Todros...

February 16, 2015: Chabad Issues Non-Apology Apology In Child Sex Abuse Scandal
Comments: 29 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Chabad calls sworn testimony in which its own Australian leaders admitted to a series of violations of trust (and, likely, of law) that endangered children and allowed many to be raped and abused "allegations" and issues no clear apology to...

February 16, 2015: Top Australian Rabbi Resigns From All Public Positions In Fallout From His Role In Chabad Child Sex Abuse Coverups
Comments: 34 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Australia's most senior rabbi has resigned days after revelations at a royal commission that he called the father of three child abuse victims a "lunatic" and took other actions, including telling an abuse victim it was wrong to encourage people...

February 14, 2015: Top Chabad Leader Refuses To Answer Questions About Child Sex Abuse
Comments: 49 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
“[Top] Chabad leaders say nothing about abuse, do nothing about abuse and just let things continue the way they always have,” one victim said. Above: Rabbi Abraham Shemtom The Herald-Sun reports: ONE of the world’s senior ­orthodox rabbis has shunned...

February 14, 2015: Complete Transcripts Of Australian Royal Commission Investigating Chabad Child Sex Abuse
Comments: 19 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
The complete transcripts from each day of the Australian Royal Commission investigation into Chabad child sex abuse and coverups. Above: Chabad's late leader, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson Please right click to open in a new browser window or tab and...

February 13, 2015: Chabad Child Sex Abuse And Its Coverups – A Brief Summary
Comments: 82 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
But these past two weeks have shown anyone willing to look that victims, their families and advocates were right. They were (and still are) being harassed, shunned and revictimized by Chabad. Not only did the child sex abuse take place,...

February 13, 2015: Leading Chabad Rabbi Caught Lying To Royal Commission; Called Child Sex Abuse Victim's Father A "Lunatic" Who Is "Killing" Chabad By Exposing Abuse And Coverups
Comments: 52 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
The most senior rabbi in Australia called the father of three sons who were sexually abused a “lunatic” who was guilty of “killing” the Chabad community within which his sons had been violated. Above: Rabbi Meir Shlomo Kluwgant The Guardian...

February 12, 2015: Mikvah Voyeur Rabbi Had More Than 150 Victims, Prosecutors Say
Comments: 9 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , MO & Chardal , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Prosecutors told alleged victims of Rabbi Barry Freundel that Freundel allegedly secretly videotaped more than 150 nude women at the mikvah (Jewish ritual bath) located next to his Modern Orthodox synagogue in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, DC. This confirms...

February 12, 2015: Hasidic “Sex Pest” Rabbi Can Be Extradited To Israel, Dutch Court Rules; Rabbi To File Case With The European Court Of Human Rights
Comments: 8 | Categories: Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
"We're studying the decision at the moment. We've agreed with Dutch authorities that he won't be arrested at this point, so he could continue wandering freely in the Netherlands. We intend to file an appeal that will be in court...

February 12, 2015: Newsweek: Decades Of Chabad Yeshiva Rapes Shock Aussies
Comments: 15 | Categories: Chabad , Child Safety , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
"During the abuse in the mikvah I became very dizzy and told [Samuel David Cyprys] that I needed to get out of the water. I went over to the drying area and sat down on the floor. Cyprys came over...

February 12, 2015: RCV Statement On Reporting Child Sex Abuse
Comments: 8 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , MO & Chardal , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
The Rabbinical Council of Victoria (i.e., Melbourne, Australia) issued the following statement on reporting child sex abuse yesterday. Please click to enlarge:

February 12, 2015: Top Chabad Rabbi Repeatedly Claims Not To Remember Key Events, Admits Doing Nothing To Help Child Sex Abuse Victims In His School, Took No Concrete Steps To Protect Children From Known Molesters
Comments: 56 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Chabad’s late leader, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson’s practice appears to have been to have cases of pedophilia dealt with outside of the secular legal system by having the pedophile pay a relatively small amount of money to his victim to...

February 12, 2015: Council of Orthodox Synagogues of Australia Calls For Chabad Rabbi Yosef Feldman To Resign Immediately
Comments: 15 | Categories: Chabad , Child Safety , Crime, Litigation, etc. , Haredim , Pedophilia & Related Crimes
Rabbi Yosef Feldman’s sometimes outrageous statements on child sex abuse before the Royal Commission – and a no-sex sex tape with a young woman first published on FailedMessiah.com – provoked a series of calls for Feldman to resign from Chabad...

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