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  • Orthodox groups clarify positions on reporting child abuse

    July 26, 2011 | 12:19 pm

    Two Orthodox Jewish groups have released statements attempting to clarify their positions on reporting child abuse.

    Agudath Israel of America and the Rabbinical Council of America were responding to what the former called “misleading claims about our stance on reporting suspected...

  • Kamenetsky: Report child abuse to rabbis, not police

    July 21, 2011 | 11:28 am

    A leading American Orthodox rabbi said that child abuse should be reported to rabbis, not police.

    Rabbi Shmuel Kamenetsky, the vice-president of Agudath Israel of America’s Supreme Council of Rabbinic Sages said in a speech in Flatbush July 12 that the sexual abuse of a child should...