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Tag: Sexual Assault
November 10, 2014 | 2:36 pm
August 8, 2014 | 10:22 am
Rabbi Elimelech Meisels, who runs four religious seminaries in Israel for young Orthodox women, is being sued for sexual assault and fraud.
The civil suit was filed Monday with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on behalf of four parents with daughters...
February 4, 2014 | 2:07 pm
February 1, 2014 | 6:02 pm
"The message that Hollywood sends matters," writes Dylan Farrow in a wrenching New York Times Op-Ed recounting a childhood of sexual abuse at the hands of her adoptive father, filmmaker Woody Allen.
Farrow, a 28-year-old writer and artist, is speaking out for the first time about...
August 14, 2013 | 2:48 pm
August 7, 2013 | 9:49 am
Rabbi Mordechai “Motti” Elon, an Israeli Modern Orthodox leader, was convicted on two charges of sexually assaulting a minor.
Elon, the former rosh yeshiva of Yeshivat HaKotel in Jerusalem, was found guilty Wednesday in Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court of indecent acts against a...
July 11, 2013 | 10:18 am
Another six former students at the Yeshiva University High School for Boys have come forward alleging that they were sexually assaulted there.
The six join 19 former students who have filed a lawsuit against Yeshiva University charging that the allegations of abuse at the New...
May 13, 2013 | 3:40 pm
A former counselor at a summer camp run by a yeshiva in Lakewood, N.J., admitted three days into his trial to sexually abusing a boy.
Yosef Kolko, 39, made the admission on Monday after two more victims, a male and a female, came forward, the Asbury Park Press reported.
December 13, 2012 | 11:00 am
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January 19, 2012 | 10:43 am
A founder of the French Liberal Jewish movement was questioned on suspicion that he raped several female minors.
French media reported Tuesday that Rabbi Daniel Farhi, 70, was questioned the same day at a police station in Paris. He has denied the accusations.
The Liberal movement is associated with Reform Judaism.
Farhi is known for his outreach to the French Muslim community.
November 2, 2011 | 11:55 am
Modern Orthodox leader Rabbi Mordechai “Motti” Elon was indicted for the sexual assault of a minor.
The Jerusalem prosecutors’ office filed the indictment Wednesday with the Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court.
The alleged assault took place in 2005 against a student who had come to Elon...
September 26, 2011 | 2:13 pm
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February 25, 2011 | 10:38 am
February 17, 2011 | 11:15 am
Like basically everyone, I was beyond disturbed to read Tuesday that Lara Logan, CBS’ chief foreign correspondent, had been sexually assaulted for 20 to 30 minutes by a mob of Egyptians while covering the revolutionary protests. Sickening.
This detail, via the New York Post,...
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