A Bnei Brak Teacher Molests Children but Parents are Too Afraid to React

Last night Israeli Channel 2 broadcasted another horrifying story from Bnei Brak, where a number of parents believe that one of the teachers has been sexually abusing their children for a several years. When approached, the principal confirmed that the suspect “strokes children – it’s true, no doubt about it.”  Nevertheless, the parents are frightened to take the matter […]

Shavuos Message from JCW

Ahavas Yisrael is a central theme of the Shavuos story. In the most dramatic event in the Jewish tradition, the entire Jewish people gather around Mount Sinai as they received the Torah. There’s a well-known textual nuance – it says that the “people camped around the mountain” in the singular – a sign that the […]

[Video] Hundreds Give Rabbi Berland Hero’s Welcome

  Hundreds of Rabbi Eliezer Berland’s followers greeted the admitted sex offender with joyous singing as he returned to his home in Jerusalem. Berland previously spent three years on the run after being accused of serious sex offenses against a number of woman, including minors. He was finally returned to Israel in 2016 where Berland […]

How to Protect Your Children from Online Pervs

This month JCW staff in Israel attended a conference for Israel’s new national police cyber unit “Maor” – dedicated to addressing internet-based violence and crimes against children. The conference saw representatives from police units all over the country, as well as international experts, and a number of non-governmental organisations addressing child sexual abuse and exploitation. […]

Mendel Tevel added to the NYS Sex offender registry

Mendel Tevel was classified as a level 2 sex offender. and will now appear on the public sex offender registry for life. This is good news for the safety of our children and is a credit to a brave survivor, who faced down harassment and intimidation by the abuser’s family to make sure justice was served. Click here for the […]

Yom Tefilla Announced To Fight Technology; Silence Still Deafening On Sexual Abuse

Written By Asher Lovy Apparently, the Moetzes Gedolei Yisrael of Israel have called for a “Day of Tefilos” to raise awareness about the spiritual problems technology posed by technology. As a community, we’ve become accustomed to these mass displays of piety, and international calls for prayer in hopes of inspiring a generation, and perhaps some divine assistance, […]

Convicted Child Molester Mendel Tevel Must be Held Accountable

Written By Meyer Seewald It’s been almost six years since I found myself in tears, sitting on a floor as a victim of childhood sexual abuse described to me in detail how, at 14 years old, Mendel Tevel performed oral sex on him. Tevel was seen by many as a beloved, caring, and charming “mashpia” […]

הגוף שלי נברא בצלם אלוקים

My body was created in the image of God. My body was pure. My body was good, all of it was good. But suddenly he came in to my life. And he touched my body that belonged  to me! My body doesn’t feel pure anymore. My body isn’t what it used to be. It was […]

I didn’t want – לא רציתי

English Below לא רציתי את החיוך שלו. לא רציתי את העוגיות שלו. לא רציתי שהזכרונות ישארו. לא רציתי אותו בחיים שלי. בכלל. לא אהבתי את העיניים שלו, לא אהבתי ללכת לדירה שלו. לא אהבתי את תשומת הלב המיוחד שלו. לא אהבתי אותו. בכלל. שנאתי כשהוריד את הבגדים שלי. שנאתי שנגע בגוף הטהור שלי. שנאתי את […]