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“Why can’t you just let it go?”

An area of sexual abuse that deserves particular attention and is not discussed often enough is abuse within families, also known as incest. In addition to the many well known effects that any child of abuse goes through, survivors of incest are forced to endure a very unique set of circumstances. Our heart are prayers […]

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To the man who stole my innocence 18 years ago

I’m constantly checking out my surroundings whenever I walk alone. I fear when a man gets near me, he will grab me aside and abuse me the way you did. This thought never leaves me. In the elevator, parking lot, playground or even when the delivery man comes to my door.

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Why Child Molestation cases are so hard to prosecute

Child molestation cases are perhaps the most difficult to prosecute and prove conclusively, and many accused abusers never make it to court simply because there is not sufficient evidence to do so. Of course, this doesn’t always mean they aren’t guilty, just that their crime cannot possibly be proven in a court of law.

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INSTRUCTOR SENT TO PRISON FOR SEXUALLY ASSALUTING STUDENTS

This story originally appeared in NRG, it has been translated from Hebrew. 02/02/2015 Last week (Wednesday), Magistrates Court in Beersheba sentenced a Yeshiva high school teacher to 18 months in jail, 12 months probation, and a fine of 50 thousand shekels to be paid to each of the boys he abused. He had been convicted […]

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WHERE COULD I TURN WHEN WHEN THREE OF MY KIDS WERE ABUSED

A few years ago, sadly, I found out that my daughter had been abused. I didn’t know any details, but with all the pain in my heart, I believed her and on that day our lives changed forever. We moved to a new state, a new place with a new hope and we knocked on a lot of doors trying to reach people and […]

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CHASIDIC ABUSE WHISTLEBLOWER SUING DERSHOWITZ BROTHERS

By Hella Winston Republished from the Jewish Week Four years after his life was turned upside down by charges he committed extortion and bribery, chasidic sex abuse whistleblower Sam Kellner is fighting back against those he thinks wronged him in the press. Late last year he sued The Jewish Daily Forward for defamation. And last […]

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HOW A FACEBOOK POST CHANGED MY LIFE

Today is one week. One week ago, I saw a flyer on facebook. It was an advertisement for the JCW event to take place in LA in a few weeks. I contacted a staff member simply to volunteer. The event, I thought at the time, was to address childhood sexual abuse in Jewish communal settings […]