Haim Boukris, 29, of South Fallsburg, was arrested April 23 on a sealed indictment charging him with three counts of predatory sexual assault against a child and first-degree sexual abuse, felonies.
Rabbi Yakov Horowitz, the founder of Project YES, speaks about the improvements made in reporting abuse in the haredi community and the challenges that remain.
A woman who claims she was sexually abused as a teenager by a strictly Orthodox teacher burst into tears in court as she described being ordered to “enjoy it” while she was molested.
First day of a retrial at Manchester Crown Court
Tevel pleaded guilty to only two counts of a “criminal sexual act in the third degree,” which, as described by the New York penal code, constitutes anal or oral sex with someone who is either under 17 or is otherwise incapable of providing legal consent.
Events in Jerusalem and Beit Shemesh, organized by Jewish Community Watch and Magen, draw attention to abuse and support survivors.
Report and reflections on JCW’s historic event in Monsey by an attendee
I was abused
Taken advantage of
My body felt dirty and shameful
The pain was so deep, so intense
I needed to numb it out
I couldn’t bear to remember
So I stopped eating.
A group of advocates who work to fight child sex abuse is asking New York state lawmakers to eliminate the statute of limitations on certain sex crimes committed against minors. Legislation that would eliminate the time restraints on the reporting of child sex abuse is pending in the state’s Legislature. Advocates plan to gather at […]
Founder and CEO of Jewish Community Watch Meyer Seewald recounts an amazing episode that occurred at the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Ohel in Queens.
U.S. based Jewish Community Watch (JCW) to team up with Israeli based Magen for CSA awareness events in Beit Shemesh and Jerusalem
Pattie Fitzgerald, Prevention Education Advisor for Jewish Community Watch, gives parents summer camp safety tips
Republished from the NY Post He lost a lawsuit against Yeshiva University’s prestigious all-boys school involving alleged decades-long sex abuse — so his parents are now trying to make an end-run at justice. In what their lawyer calls a first-of-its-kind move in the state, Israel and Chaya Gutman are set to file a lawsuit Monday […]
The stigma behind sexual assault may deter teen boys from reporting it, putting them at risk of attempting suicide.
Republished from The Guardian. There has been a 60% increase in child sexual abuse reported to the police over the past four years, according to official figures which make public for the first time the scale of the problem in England and Wales. A House of Commons library analysis based on freedom of information releases […]
Britain’s oldest paedophile becomes the country’s most senior prisoner after being jailed at the age of 96 for sexually assaulting girls in the early 1950s
As I was sitting at the seder table, Hearing the story of my ancestors being freed, I began to cry in silence, Because redemption is what I need. The Jews in Egypt went through hell, Burying each other because it was too much to survive, I think of days I am falling apart, Wishing I […]
A survivor, who first went public at a JCW event, reflects on Pesach from the perspective of someone who suffered abuse.