Yeshiva teacher David Greenfeld accused of boy molest
BY SIMONE WEICHSELBAUM • New York DAILY NEWS
A Borough Park, Brooklyn, yeshiva teacher was busted Wednesday morning for allegedly molesting a teenage boy who had attended his synagogue, cops said.
David Greenfeld, 38, was nabbed inside his E. 47th St. home at 6 a.m., and charged with sexually abusing the 15-year-old boy.
The pair met at their place of worship, which cops didn't disclose.Greenfeld was awaiting arraignment on sex-abuse and child endangerment charges.
Investigators began to eye Greenfeld last month after the teen's family told cops that he molested the boy in May.
When cops began their probe, Greenfeld was "forced to leave" his teaching job at the Moshlow yeshiva in Borough Park, the source said.
"The school learned of the allegations, and they had him step down as a teacher," said a police source. School officials could not be reached for comment.
The yeshiva had no connection to the sex-abuse allegations against Greenfeld, police said. Investigators are also looking into an allegation by a 26-year-old man that Greenfeld sexually abused him as a teen a decade ago, police sources said.
Here's how the arrest was described to me last night via email by a local source:
Duvid Yide Greenfeld was arrested this morning approx. 7:30, by the Sex Crimes Unit of the NYPD. Charges were pressed by a Belzer chosid who's son he allegedly tried to molest in the Tosher mikveh, however the kid took off with his hat, trousers and underpants. DYG is the son Rabbi Baruch Chuna Greenfeld, Dayan and personal Gabay (secretary) of Rabbi M. D. Unger, the wannabe Bobover rebbe, commonly known in BP as the KARCHINER REBBE. D. Y. who is now 39, is alleged to have been molesting kids since before his teens. He was recently fired from the Mosholu Yeshiva in BP under pressure by Reb Nochum Rosenberg. The principal was warned a couple of years ago, by several yungeleit, not to hire him because of his history. On the same token he was teaching BarMitzvah age boys in SPINKA camp this past summer, after the Glogiver Rebbe (brother in law of the Spinker) ignored warnings to the same alleged facts.
[Hat Tips: C.S., A-Vroom, Yerachmiel Lopin.]