| || |Seattle Torah Day School Teacher Allegedly Molested Girls While in Class
Brett Cihon Q13fox.com May 12, 2013
A teacher at Torah Day Grade School is accused of molesting at least two grade school girls at a desk while class was in session.
Jordan Murray, 32, teaches first and second grade at the private school in the 3500 block of S. Ferdinand Street in South Seattle. READ MORE
| || |Jewish World Should Demand More of Elite Institutions
By Beth Kissileff The Jewish Daily Forward May 06, 2013
I went to a high school that had high standards. Students at Horace Mann School, were primed and expected to excel in all areas: There were regular Intel International Science and Engineering Fair winners, students who performed with major symphony orchestras and award-winning writers. READ MORE
| || |By Yerachmiel Lopin, Frumfollies.com May 2, 2013
I want to propose a “White Rule” for predicting the vigor of Brooklyn DA prosecutions of sex crimes involving Haredim.
The sooner and more deeply Mrs. Henna White gets involved in a case, the more likely it is that the charges against a Haredi sex offender will be dropped or reduced and his sentence diluted. READ MORE
| || |Some Victims Not Contacted, Others Wary of Investigation
By Paul Berger Jewish Week May 10, 2013
It has been more than four months since Yeshiva University hired an international law firm to investigate allegations of emotional, physical and sexual abuse at a Y.U.-run high school. READ MORE
| || | Man who molested boy in Jewish bath house gets five years and an earful from the victim whose life he ‘ruined’ Now-17-year-old victim pens gripping letter about the abuse. Says Meir Dascalowitz cannot be forgiven.
BY OREN YANIV / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS May 1, 2013
man who sexually assaulted a Brooklyn boy in a Jewish bath house was sentenced to five years in prison Wednesday after hearing his unforgiving victim blame him for ruining his life. READ MORE
| || |Yerachmiel Lopin, Frum Follies.com, May 1, 2013
Of the 32 people on the New Jersey Sex Offender Registry living in Lakewood, there appears to be only one member of the Orthodox community, convicted of endangering the welfare of a child.
This quote comes from a 2011 Jewish Week story about Lakewood and the Yosef Kolko case. The Kolko trial starts today. I hear that the Beth Medrash Govoha (BMG) leadership has put out the word, “Don’t talk to the press".
| || |Children are safer playing out in the street or their local park than on the internet, a landmark report by the NSPCC shows. The report shows a significant decline in violence against children in comparison with previous decades
By John Bingham, Social Affairs Editor The Telegraph April 18, 2013
Educating young people about traditional “stranger danger” is failing to equip them for new “emerging threats” on social networking sites and through phenomena such as “sexting” or cyberbullying, it warns. READ MORE
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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, 2013
A 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
| || |Advocates across the state join assemblywoman Markey in the fight to get the Childs Victims Act passed. Assemblywoman Margaret Markey at a press conference held in Albany April 17,2012 here to report on her new expanded Child Victims Act that will completely eliminate the criminal and civil statute of limitations for childhood sexual abuse offenses. READ MORE
A demonstrator shouting from a bus
| |By NILANJANA S. ROYNEW DELHI The New York Times March 7, 2013The man who was my abuser was a fine host, a good husband, a caring father, a respected elder whose generosity and kindness were as genuine as the fact of the abuse. These qualities were important, because they helped him conceal the abuse he carried out over a period of four years. READ MORE