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Tag: Sexual Abuse
January 11, 2007 | 7:00 pmWithin Jewish circles, much of the focus on sexual predators has centered on the Orthodox community, particularly its more ultra-religious precincts, where some contend that clergy sex abuse is more hidden -- and possibly more widespread -- than elsewhere.
January 11, 2007 | 7:00 pmAs an attorney representing several victims of sexually predatory Catholic priests, Mark Itzkowitz has witnessed the church's pedophilia scandal from an almost too-close-for-comfort vantage point.
"Some of the details are absolutely horrifying," said Itzkowitz, 49, who lives in the...
June 17, 2004 | 8:00 pm
A lengthy battle over how the Reform movement should handle a charge of sexual misconduct against a California rabbi is coming to a head.
On June 20, the board of trustees of the Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR), the movement's rabbinical arm, is expected to decide...
June 19, 2003 | 8:00 pm
A national group representing more than 700 Orthodox day schools recently adopted sexual abuse prevention guidelines that were developed by a department of the Jewish Family Service (JFS) in Los Angeles.
Nearly all of the two dozen Orthodox schools in Los Angeles had signed on to a...
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March 23, 2000 | 7:00 pmIt's no secret that Israelis experience many of the same social ills that Americans do. However, there has never been an official study to identify the breadth and nature of domestic abuse in the Jewish State... until now.
A survey -- the first of its kind in Israel -- was recently...