BUT IT’S A CHILUL HASHEM!

We are sharing the following story because it illustrates a very important point.  JCW received a grant from a supporter to place ads on various news sites which target the Frum community. The purpose of these ads are to reach people who are not on Facebook, in order to warn them of the dangers posed […]

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Dr Michael Salamon, a fellow of the American Psychological Association, is the founder and director of ADC Psychological Services in New York. His newest book is called

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]