Todros Grynhaus Abuse Victim Threatened

The Jewish Telegraph reports that the father of a sex abuse victim claims his daughter and witnesses were threatened during the recent trial of charedi teacher Todros Grynhaus, of Salford. Todros, 50, was convicted at Manchester Crown Court of two charges of sexual abuse against two females and is awaiting sentencing. A further charge against […]

Shabbat Guest Sentenced to 34-Years for Molesting Multiple Children

Michael Revzin, of Milwaukee, has been sentenced to 21 years in prison and 13 years of extended supervision after he had been arrested for sexually abusing and exposing himself to two different children under the age of 13. As part of a plea deal, four other charges of sexual abuse were dismissed. The victims were […]

[Video] What You Most Know Before Sending Your Kids To Camp

  In the coming weeks, thousands of parents in our community will send their children to overnight camp. For most, this will be a thrilling experience with wonderful friendships and memories to last a lifetime. Unfortunately, a small percentage of these campers will return home with devastating memories of sexual abuse at the hands of […]

Mendel Tevel sentenced to one year in prison on sex abuse charges

By Jared Sichel for the Jewish Journal Nearly two years after his arrest in Beverly Hills on sexual abuse charges, Mendel Tevel was sentenced on June 8 in a Brooklyn court to one year in prison, a spokesperson with the Brooklyn district attorney’s office confirmed with the Jewish Journal. On Apr. 24, Tevel pleaded guilty […]

Mendel Tevel sentenced – JCW Responds

Today Mendel Tevel was sentenced to one year in prison for child sexual abuse. This is a man who committed evil acts, a man who victimized the innocent, and a man who destroyed lives. He manipulated his community and in-laws to become accomplices in his crimes by harboring and defending him. This man abused his […]

[Radio] Secrets And Realities Of US Child Sex Abuse

“In the united states, we have a response to child sexual abuse that’s after the fact. We need to shift to a prevention focus to child sexual abuse” NPR’s Tom Ashbrook looks at the reality of child sex abuse in this 45 minute discussion with leading CSA experts.      

Rabbi Jonathan Rosenblatt responds to N.Y. Times story

JTA NEW YORK (JTA) — Rabbi Jonathan Rosenblatt asserted his innocence in his first public comment since the publication of a New York Times article about his habit of inviting young males to join him for naked heart-to-heart talks in the sauna. In a letter sent Thursday to congregants of his Orthodox synagogue, the Riverdale Jewish Center […]

To Rabonim and Askonim from a victim of Todros Grynhaus

This letter was distributed by An open letter to Rabonim and Askonim In the aftermath of what has been a very difficult time for chareidi leadership in the UK, I ask you to allow me to reflect on my experience as a victim of Mr Grynhaus, and to hear what I have to say. […]

Rabbi Karp pretrial motions set for July 13

From the Cleveland Jewish News A criminal trial has been set for 9:15 a.m. Aug. 3 in Baltimore County Circuit Court for Rabbi Ephraim (Frederick) Karp, director of spiritual living at Menorah Park Center for Senior Living in Beachwood. The Circuit Court of Maryland’s website also indicates that criminal motions ¬¬¬– pretrial motions involving the […]

NY Post: Tea Party operative busted for child porn

An ultra-conservative one-time Brooklyn city council candidate — whose campaign slogan was “Our children are our future” — has been nabbed for possessing and sharing kiddie porn, prosecutors said Friday. Joseph Hayon, 37, was arrested Thursday and admitted to police that he traded the sick pics of kids between the ages of 2 and 12 in December 2014 […]

Miami Beach rabbi arrested on molestation charges

From Local 10 Miami MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – A substitute rabbi at a Miami Beach synagogue is facing charges after allegedly inappropriately touching an 11-year-old girl last month. Steve Karro, 55, was arrested Thursday on charges of lewd and lascivious molestation of a child and lewd and lascivious conduct on a child. According to an […]

Chief Rabbi urges community to report sex abuse allegations to police

The Jewish Chronicle reports:  Chief Ephraim Mirvis has stated that any allegation of child sexual abuse must be reported to the police “without delay”, following last week’s conviction of a Charedi teacher for sexual assault. All rabbis under the authority of the chief rabbi are to be asked to attend a mandatory seminar being organised […]

Sex abuser conviction is a ‘game-changer’ for victims

The Jewish Chronicle reports: The conviction of paedophile Todros Grynhaus will encourage more victims to report abuse to police, according to a senior figure in the strictly Orthodox community. Grynhaus is facing a “substantial” jail sentence after being found guilty of seven charges of sex abuse against two teenage girls this week. The 50-year-old teacher-turned-businessman […]

Todros Grynhaus found guilty of sexual assault

Jewish Chronicle:  A Jewish teacher turned businessman is facing a ”substantial” jail sentence after being found guilty of seven sex abuse charges on Tuesday. Todros Grynhaus, 50, was convicted of five counts of indecent assault and two counts of sexual assault against the girls when they were aged around 14 and 15. Grynhaus, a prominent […]

Why We Don’t Keep Secrets In Our House

By Melissa Meuzelaar, republished from Denver Moms Blog About a month ago, our family was having dinner with some friends at their house. I walked into the kitchen just as the other mom, while winking at me, handed my son a second cookie and whispered, “shhhh. It’s a secret. Don’t tell your mom.” To my […]