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As reported in the Jewish Week, Rabbi Shmuel Kamenetsky, a senior member of Agudath Israel's Council of Torah Sages (Moetzes Gedolei HaTorah), reaffirmed the organization's policy that it is prohibited to report sexual abuse to the authorities without prior rabbinic permission. Rabbi Kamenetsky warned that reporting abuse to authorities could ruin the perpetrator's reputation. The Charedi 'Parallel Justice System' Documents Provide Evidence of IntimidationBELOW IS RABBI YISROEL BELSKY'S LETTER TO THE RESIDENTS OF LAKEWOOD- English TransalationMy ears should have been spared hearing the horrific news that one of your fellow residents in town informed upon a fellow Jew to the hands of the secular authorities. READ MORE