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Nechemya Weberman, a member of the Satmar Chasidic community in Brooklyn who practiced therapy without a license, was found guilty on 59 counts of sexual abuse.
Weberman, 54, was convicted Monday by a New York State Supreme Court jury for encounters he had with a female patient...
November 28, 2012 | 9:20 am
A New York clothing salesman was indicted on murder charges in the shooting deaths of three Brooklyn store owners, two of them Orthodox Jews.
Salvatore Perrone, 63, was indicted Tuesday by a Brooklyn grand jury after being arrested last week by New York Police on suspicion of...
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Three Brooklyn store owners, two of them Orthodox Jews, have been murdered at work by the same gunman, according to New York police.
The latest murder was on Nov. 16 in the Flatbush store of Rahmatolla Vahidipour, 78, of Great Neck, N.Y., in suburban Long Island. Vahidipour was...
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All charges have been dropped against a homeless man shown on a video being beaten by New York police officers at a Chabad youth center in Brooklyn.
The Brooklyn District Attorney's Office said Monday afternoon that it would drop the charges against Ehud Halevy, 21, who was...
October 16, 2012 | 12:27 pm
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Two New York police officers were shown on a video beating a man at a Chabad youth center in Brooklyn.
Video of the Oct. 8 incident, as captured by surveillance cameras at the center in the Crown Heights section, was posted Sunday to the Lubavitch news site CrownHeights.info and...
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Prosecutors dropped all charges against a group of men who were accused of sexually abusing a young Brooklyn haredi Orthodox woman for eight years.
The Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office dropped the charges on Tuesday against four Crown Heights men accused of raping and forcing...
June 11, 2012 | 10:57 am
Orthodox counselor to Hasidic community in Nechemya Weberman, is in trial for a sexual abuse case in which the accuser has been ostracized and threatened by her Brooklyn community, according to HuffingtonPost.com.
The abuse went on for nearly three years before the schoolgirl told...
May 24, 2012 | 10:44 am
Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes reportedly said that the haredi Orthodox community is the only one in his jurisdiction in which sexual assault victims are harassed and intimidated.
Hynes has been under attack for refusing to release the names of accused molesters from...
May 22, 2012 | 3:13 pm
A Brooklyn man was sentenced to 20 years to life for sexually abusing children in his Orthodox Jewish community.
Michael Sabo, a 38-year-old father of four, confessed to sexually abusing two children. He was sentenced Monday after agreeing to a plea bargain.
May 2, 2012 | 10:31 am
A New York appeals court overturned the conviction of a Brooklyn rabbi on charges of molesting a teenage boy over the withholding of evidence.
Rabbi Baruch Lebovits had served one year of his prison sentence before being released to house arrest pending the outcome of his appeal,...
March 28, 2012 | 10:18 am
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The Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office says it has charged 89 men in the borough’s haredi Orthodox communities with child sex abuse—a threefold increase over a two-year span.
However, the Forward reported that Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes declined to provide any details about the...
November 17, 2011 | 10:40 am
A Brooklyn neighborhood was the scene of an alleged hate crime for the second time in less than a week.
Early Wednesday morning, the Avenue J subway sign in the Midwood section of the New York borough was spray-painted to read “Avenue JEW.”
Last week three cars were set afire in...
November 14, 2011 | 3:45 pm
Tnuva, Israel’s largest dairy company, said it will not renew its contract with its Brooklyn distributor, which is accused of underpaying workers and firing employees illegally.
A campaign by organized labor and Jewish groups had urged Tnuva to break from Flaum Appetizing, which...
November 11, 2011 | 10:58 am
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A Jerusalem court ordered the extradition of a Brooklyn man to the United States in connection with a racially charged 2008 attack.
The Jerusalem District Court on Thursday approved the extradition of Yitzchak Shochet, wanted for allegedly beating two men in Brooklyn.
Police in New...
November 8, 2011 | 9:54 am
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Yiddish signs briefly sprouted on Brooklyn trees asking Jewish women to step aside when a man walks down the sidewalk.
The plastic signs bolted to trees in the Brooklyn neighborhood of South Williamsburg read, in Yiddish, “Precious Jewish Daughters: Please move over to the side...
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