TEACHER IN TALMUD TORAH SCHOOL IN BEITAR ILLIT CHARGED WITH CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE

Walla Reports: On Wednesday, Jerusalem’s District Attorney filed charges in the district court against Aaron Sholomo (Solomon) job Leeson, a teacher at the Talmud Torah in Beitar Illit. He is charged for committing indecent acts against  three minors. The indictment against Leeson, 32, describes in detail the acts committed against the children from the years 2009-2014. […]

JEWISH TEACHER DAVID KRAMER DEPORTED OVER CHILD SEX CRIMES

HeraldSun Reports: David Kramer, 54, abused four boys while teaching at Yeshiva College in the early 1990s. He was the first member of a Jewish institution in Australia to have admitted and been jailed for child sex crimes. In July last year he was sentenced to three years and four months imprisonment for what a judge […]

THE ROLE OF RABBIS IN COMBATING ABUSE IN THE ORTHODOX COMMUNITY

The JPost Reports:  The acknowledgment of the fact that abuse takes place within the Orthodox Jewish community, and that some of the abusers are rabbis or educators, has been slow. The community believes that a life of religious observance guarantees that adherents are incapable of behaving so badly. Even when the scandal in the Catholic […]

ABUSE PREVENTION ORGANIZATION LAUNCHES WEBSITE

Brooklyn, NY – Jewish Community Watch, an organization dedicated to preventing child sexual abuse (CSA) and assisting survivors within the Orthodox Jewish community, has announced the launch of a new website designed to assist survivors of abuse, educate parents about CSA, and expose abusers within the community. The new site boasts extensive content, including a […]

HUNDREDS AT EVENT AGAINST ABUSE

Ynet News & Collive Report: The highly charged event served as an opportunity to show support to victims of abuse, to educate the public about the dangers of abuse and to present the relaunch of Jewish Community Watch (JCW), a watchdog group monitoring abuse in the global Jewish community. Survivors (JCW makes a point of […]

Miami FL: Frum Survivors Confront Past

A large crowd from the Miami Jewish community gathered at the JLC in Miami Beach on Sunday evening for an emotionally charged evening to raise awareness for child abuse in the Orthodox Jewish community and learn what Jewish Community Watch (JCW) is doing to combat it. The crowd heard from rabbis, survivors and therapists. By […]

SOVRI ANONYMOUS & CONFIDENTIAL HELP LINE

Victims of rape and incest often have few places where they can turn to deal with the emotional and physical toll of the crimes committed against them. And in certain societies where discussions even remotely of a sexual nature are conducted in extreme privacy, many victims are left with no alternative but to suffer — […]