This Facebook post by a survivor has gone viral in Israel

Last week on Thursday (20 July), the Jerusalem District Court sentenced (Rabbi) Aharon Shlomo Lisson to a minimum of seven years for sexually abusing three brothers. Later that day, one of the courageous victims/survivors, Yaakov (Yankie) Rainitz, wrote a powerful public post in Hebrew about what transpired. The post quickly went viral in Israel where it was shared […]

Brooklyn Alert: Moshe Friedman Added to the Wall of Shame

Moshe Friedman was charged in 2015 with first-degree felony sexual conduct against a child for violent and sadistic abuse of a 6 year old student. But in a shocking sweetheart deal, he was allowed to plead guilty to endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor which carries no jail time.   According to his plea deal, he must serve […]

נעצר מאיר צענווירט מלמד מטבריה בחשד לביצוע מעשים מגונים

דוברות המשטרה (צפון)*: ביום 18.07.2017 נעצר מלמד בן 27 מהעיר טבריה העונה לשם מאיר צענווירט בחשד לביצוע מעשים מגונים בתלמיד כיתה ז‘.  בעקבות תלונה שהוגשה ע”י הורי התלמיד, החשוד נעצר והיום בית משפט השלום בנצרת האריך את מעצרו בפעם השניה עד לתאריך 25.07.2017 משטרת ישראל מבקשת את עזרת הציבור לצורך איתור מתלוננים נוספים. כל היודע […]

Ahron Shlomo Lyson Sentenced to 7 Years for Sexually Abusing Three Brothers

Ynet News reports: Ahron Shlomo Lyson (Lisson), 34, from Beitar Illit, was sentenced Wednesday to seven years in prison and two years’ probation for sexually assaulting his students. Lyson was a teacher in Ohalei Menachem in Beitar Illit, and was convicted last December of sexually assaulting three brothers, aged 13-15. According to the indictment, in […]

5 of the 6 suspects in Tel Aviv Belz abuse case Sentenced

One year after six teachers from the Belz Cheder in Tel Aviv were charged with physical and sexually abusing 22 children aged 3 to 10, five of the teachers have been sentenced. Yisrael Haim Shapira, Haim Fishgrund, Moshe Hirsch, Menachem Albershtein and Avraham Pinchas Deitsch were sentenced to a varying lengths of suspended prison terms and community […]

Dorm counselor sexually abused girls in home for vulnerable children

Bechadrei Charedim Reports: A 23-year-old woman who served as a dorm counselor in a home for children from broken families was charged on Monday with sexually abusing two girls in her care. According to the charges, the suspect created an extremely close and dependent relationship with her victims – aged 11-12 and 14-16 – when […]

School driver sentenced to 5.5 years for sexual assault of 13-year-old

Nati Graz, a 50 year old haredi man from Ramat Sholom Jerusalem was sentenced on Sunday to 5.5 years in prison for sexually abusing a 13-year-old girl whom he drove daily to school. Graz also received 2-years probation and was ordered to pay 20,000 NIS restitution. Graz carefully groomed the girl over a an extended period […]

Haredi advertiser charged with sexually assaulting 6 employees

INN reports: A well-known haredi advertiser was indicted Sunday on charges of sexually assaulting six of his employees, the Kikar Hashabbat Hebrew news website reported. The indicted was filed in the Jerusalem District Court against Matityahu Ben-David, who served between 2011 and 2016 as the co-owner of an advertising agency called Media 1, abused his authority to […]

Rabbi Greer Seeks New Trial

The New Haven Independent reports: A prominent Edgewood rabbi is asking a court to throw out a $20 million verdict against him and order a new trial on sexual abuse allegations. Attorney David Grudberg filed the motion Wednesday in U.S. District Court on behalf of the rabbi, Daniel Greer. A federal jury last month awarded a […]