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WHY SURVIVORS WAIT TO TELL

Republished from themamabeareffect.org   1.  No one can be prepared for such a traumatic experience. Victims often go into shock and then denial. Reporting may not even come to mind until they have actually grasped what has happened to them. 2. Since rape often is perpetrated by someone known to the victim, there are often […]

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BILL COSBY AND BELIEVABILITY

By Dr. Michael J. Salamon Republished from the Jewish Press   As the number of accusers coming forward against Bill Cosby continues to grow, some of us seem shocked that someone so revered – a man in the public eye for more than 50 years – could allegedly have been a vicious predator and gotten […]

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COURT CONVICTS R. YAAKOV DEUTSCH OF COMMITTING CRIMINAL ACTS

(This article first appeared in Hebrew on the Kikar Shabbat news site.) Nazareth District Court convicted R. Yaakov Deutsch of performing criminal acts on four young boys and girls. The court rejected the arguments of the Rabbi who claimed that this was a conspiracy. Four years after the publication of the incident that caused much […]

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RABBI ABBA PIEKARSKI: I CAN NO LONGER DAVEN BECAUSE OF YOU.

I am a 46 year-old Jewish woman who grew up in San Diego, California. As a child, I attended The San Diego Hebrew Day School at the age of 9-10 years old (1975-1976). My parents wanted me to have a Jewish education and I found great pride, strength, understanding, humility and meaning in defining myself […]

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RAPE CASE CLOSED – WITH THE COMPLAINANT’S SUICIDE

(This page has been translated from Hebrew to English. See the original article here:http://www.ynet.co.il/articles/0,7340,L-4603358,00.html) Three and a half years after she complained to the police that her father raped her, Vered Lev put an end to her life in Portugal. “There is no doubt that the failure of charges to be filed against her father […]

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SAFETY ALERT! QUEENS NY – PEDOPHILE MARTIN VEGH RELEASED FROM JAIL

Martin Vegh, who was arrested and sentenced to 7 years in prison for sexually abusing a seven year-old girl and an eight year-old girl, has been released and is currently living in Queens, NY. His current address is: 92-36 Merrick Blvd. Jamaica, New York 11433 Please take all necessary precautions. View Martin Vegh’s profile and […]

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YU TRAINS RABBIS TO BE ‘SUPERMEN’ AGAINST CHILD ABUSE

Republished from Israel National News – Yeshiva University (YU) is offering a new online course for rabbis to prepare them in dealing with a topic that many say does not receive enough attention in the religious world – child abuse. The 12-week course on preventing child abuse is a joint offering by YU’s Center for […]

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POLICE: MAN ARRESTED FOR KIDNAP, RAPE OF 7-YEAR-OLD ASHDOD GIRL

(Republished from the Jerusalem Post)  A middle-aged Jerusalem man lured a seven-year old girl into his car with candy, drove her to a secluded forest, and sexually assaulted her, police announced Wednesday, as the suspect was brought for his second remand extension. The suspect, a 48-year-old taxi driver, was arrested last Thursday. Police described the […]

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AN APPARENT ABUSER REMAINS FREE

The JewishWeek Reports: This summer Rabbi Elimelech Meisels, 45, a former Chicagoan who has owned and has taught at four Bais Yaakov seminaries for American girls studying in Israel, was found guilty of sexual misconduct by the only American beit din (religious court) specifically dealing with charges of sexual abuse. In an unusually strong statement dated […]