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  • Accused as sex-abuser, Mendel Tevel appears in L.A. court

    By Jared Sichel

    October 31, 2013 | 4:04 pm

    On Thursday afternoon, Oct. 31, Mendel Tevel appeared in a Los Angeles Superior Court for the first time since his arrest two days earlier by Beverly Hills police acting on a warrant issued by the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office. Tevel, a rabbi and youth worker, is accused of...

  • Melbourne sex abuse probes spread to Sydney Jewish community

    February 15, 2013 | 4:38 am

    Allegations of child sex abuse, rampant in Melbourne’s Jewish community, have spread to Sydney, with police mounting investigations into two individuals.

    Police in New South Wales state said at least one of the alleged perpetrators under investigation is believed to be a former...

  • Principal at Aussie school under fire sees child sex abuse inquiry as ‘welcome step’

    November 14, 2012 | 11:18 am

    The launch of a commission to investigate child sex abuse was welcomed by the principal of an Australian Jewish school whose students allegedly were victimized.

    Prime Minister Julia Gillard said Monday that the royal commission -- or public inquiry -- would look into children...

  • Ex-Penn State president Graham Spanier charged in Sandusky sex abuse case

    November 1, 2012 | 11:29 am

    Former Pennsylvania State University President Graham Spanier was charged with perjury and obstruction as part of a "conspiracy of silence" in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal, Pennsylvania Attorney General Linda Kelly said on Thursday.

    Spanier also is charged with...

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  • Jewish day school apologizes to child sex abuse victims

    August 22, 2012 | 10:28 am

    The Orthodox Jewish school in Melbourne embroiled in a child sex abuse scandal apologized “unreservedly” to the victims.

    The apology, issued Monday in a letter from the head of the Yeshivah College and the head of the Yeshivah Center, which houses the headquarters of...

  • Four haredi Orthodox men indicted in alleged sex abuse cover-up

    June 25, 2012 | 1:46 pm

    Four haredi Orthodox men in Brooklyn were charged with attempting to intimidate and bribe an alleged sexual abuse victim and her boyfriend in a criminal case against a local counselor.

    According to the indictment filed June 21, Abraham Rubin, 48, offered the alleged victim and her...

  • May 20, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    May 20, 2012 | 2:16 am

    The Fight Over Who Fights in ‎Israel

    Jodi Rudoren of the New York Times takes a look at Israel’s divisive issue of national ‎service for Haredi men. ‎

    The resentment, even demonization, of Haredim is deep and growing, most ‎profoundly among the strictly observant Jews known...

  • Brooklyn DA claims record number of child sex-abuse charges vs. haredim

    November 28, 2011 | 3:14 pm

    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...