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Tag: Child Abuse
September 25, 2013 | 8:46 am
General view of Unlikely Heroes Justice Ball, Los Angeles, CA September 24, 2013, photo by Joy Bennett
Last night I was invited to the Justice Ball at Boulevard3 on Sunset Boulevard to benefit the international anti-human trafficking organization Unlikely Heroes. This...
April 12, 2013 | 9:03 pm
Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles (JFS) has rejected accusations that the organization or any member of its staff attempted to shield a known pedophile from law enforcement.
Responding to reports that first appeared on April 10 in the Sydney Morning Herald, a respected...
March 19, 2013 | 8:37 am
Menachem (Manny) Waks was on a leadership training program in Israel in June 2011 when he made a decision that would radically change his life.
Flicking through Melbourne’s The Age newspaper on his laptop one morning, he spotted an article about David Kramer, who was convicted of...
January 15, 2013 | 11:02 am
A physical education teacher at a Baltimore Jewish high school was arrested and charged with child abuse.
Foye Minton, 33, was arrested last week by Baltimore County Police at the Day School at Baltimore Hebrew, where he works.
Minton is accused of having a sexual relationship...
November 1, 2012 | 11:29 am
September 19, 2012 | 2:49 pm
Wearing a tattered house robe and with a cigarette dangling from her hand, the pregnant woman in a low-income neighborhood opened the door.
Would she cut down on smoking now that her first child was on the way, the expectant mother was asked by the visiting nurse?
July 13, 2012 | 6:03 pm
November 30, 2010 | 11:22 am
A self-proclaimed rabbi who counseled his followers to commit horrific acts of child abuse was convicted of abusing several children who lived with him.
Elior Chen was convicted Tuesday in Jerusalem District Court for abusing the eight children of the woman with whom he lived, a...
April 16, 2009 | 2:40 am
Reports: Child Abuse on the Rise
In the last several months, reports from around the country have been confirming what child welfare experts feared: Economic hard times bring a drastic increase in child abuse and domestic violence. Newspapers nationally are reporting 30 percent to...
February 14, 2002 | 7:00 pm