My body was painfully used

“My body was painfully used For someone so vicious and bad Until it was scratched and bruised Changing the life I once had This body is no longer my own I tried, but failed to take it It hurts me when I’m alone Because someone evil raped it Now I’m left to survive With pain […]

I’m still suffering years later

To my abuser, When will I move on, when will I heal? When will your abuse stop feeling so real? When will it change? When will it stop? Will I ever climb this mountain will I ever reach the top? Why did you hurt me? Why didn’t you care? Why did you put me through […]

I was raped by my father and grandfather

The following article was submitted to JCW by a survivor of incest. JCW has been working to assist the survivor and her family. She asked that it be published anonymously. Growing up, I always felt something was off but I had no idea that I was being abused. It was just life as I knew […]

Understanding the New York Child Victims Act

New York passed a landmark law which extends the statute of limitations for child sex abuse, for both criminal and civil lawsuits. Attorneys Irwin Zalkin and Alex Zalkin outline the practical implications of this law for victims when pursuing sexual abuse lawsuits. They share some of the opportunities this law has created for victims who […]

Police: Suspect pretended to discuss religion to abuse girl

Police arrested a 40-year-old resident in Nahariya on suspicion of attempting to sexually assault a 14-year-old girl. The suspect entered the minor’s house on the pretense that he was distributing religious items. Once inside he kissed the girl and told her he would return later that evening. The mother documented the suspect returning to the […]

New Wall of Shame Addition – Avrumi Weiss – California

After a lengthy and thorough investigation, JCW has determined that we must warn the community of serious and credible allegations against Raphael Avraham (Avrumi) Weiss of molestation, rape and attempted rape, involving multiple male and female minors. JCW staff members have interviewed numerous parties, including alleged victims, mental health professionals, family members and friends of […]

JCW to responds to accusations that Health Minister helped Malka Leifer

The allegation that Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman used his position to help obtain a false psychiatric report in order to help Malka Leifer avoid extradition to Australia is shocking but unfortunately not at all surprising. JCW hired a private investigator to expose Malka Leifer’s claim that she was unfit to stand trial as nothing […]

Unlovable

I’m alone and I’m afraid. Everyone’s gone. I wished they’d stayed I’m confused. Can’t find my way. I slowly muddle through each day No one sees me. No one hears. No one knows about my fears I’m not pretty. I’m not smart. I’m not worthy. They have no heart I’m so small and I’m not […]

40-year-old man accused of abusing his son and other children

A 40-year-old haredi Gush Etzion resident was arrested following a report that his son exhibited signs of years of physical abuse. During the interrogation, the police uncovered that the man would handcuff the hands and feet of his son, and beat and choked him until he bled. Following his arrest, a number of additional complaints […]