Meir Dascalowitz, 29, will get five years in prison after pleading guilty to having sex with the boy, who is now 17. He'll also have to register as a sex offender upon his release.
BY OREN YANIV / NEW YORK DAILY NEWSTHURSDAY, APRIL 18, 2013A Brooklyn father who's been ostracized from his Hasidic community because he reported his son's sexual abuse claimed victory Thursday after the man who violated the teenage boy pleaded guilty. READ MORE
Mordechai Jungreis, right, walks his mentally
disabled son, 16, home from school in Brooklyn
Ultra-Orthodox Shun Their Own for Reporting Child Sexual Abuse
SHARON OTTERMAN and RAY RIVERA New York Times May 9, 2012
The first shock came when Mordechai Jungreis learned that his mentally disabled teenage son was being molested in a Jewish ritual bathhouse in Brooklyn. The second came after Mr. Jungreis complained, and the man accused of the abuse was arrested.Old friends started walking stonily past him and his family on the streets of Williamsburg. Their landlord kicked them out of their apartment. Anonymous messages filled their answering machine, cursing Mr. Jungreis for turning in a fellow Jew. READ MORE