Child molestation cases are perhaps the most difficult to prosecute and prove conclusively, and many accused abusers never make it to court simply because there is not sufficient evidence to do so. Of course, this doesn’t always mean they aren’t guilty, just that their crime cannot possibly be proven in a court of law.
A Jewish teacher accused of sexual assaults on two schoolgirls is facing a retrial after a jury failed to reach a verdict.
The jury in the trial of a Jewish teacher accused of sexual assaults on two schoolgirls have retired to consider their verdict
How do good parents miss child sexual abuse?
It is simply by not asking the right questions.
This story originally appeared in NRG, it has been translated from Hebrew. 02/02/2015 Last week (Wednesday), Magistrates Court in Beersheba sentenced a Yeshiva high school teacher to 18 months in jail, 12 months probation, and a fine of 50 thousand shekels to be paid to each of the boys he abused. He had been convicted […]
A few years ago, sadly, I found out that my daughter had been abused. I didn’t know any details, but with all the pain in my heart, I believed her and on that day our lives changed forever. We moved to a new state, a new place with a new hope and we knocked on a lot of doors trying to reach people and […]
By Hella Winston Republished from the Jewish Week Four years after his life was turned upside down by charges he committed extortion and bribery, chasidic sex abuse whistleblower Sam Kellner is fighting back against those he thinks wronged him in the press. Late last year he sued The Jewish Daily Forward for defamation. And last […]
Today is one week. One week ago, I saw a flyer on facebook. It was an advertisement for the JCW event to take place in LA in a few weeks. I contacted a staff member simply to volunteer. The event, I thought at the time, was to address childhood sexual abuse in Jewish communal settings […]
Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky was asked on video by a relative of a victim if he must go to a Beit Din (Jewish Court) before reporting the abuse to the police.
Rabbi Gershon Selinger was arrested and charged with multiple accounts of sexual abuse of a minor.
Efraim Cray, 32, was accused of abusing the girl between January 2012 and January 2013. Cray, of Wellington Drive, South Tottenham, faced three charges of sexual assault by touching at his trial last year, but was acquitted of one charge on the directions of the judge. He was cleared of the remaining charges at Snaresbrook […]
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