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    Orthodox school's bid to settle abuse case rejected

    A Brooklyn judge has rejected an Orthodox Jewish day school's attempt to settle a civil lawsuit brought by a boy who said he had been sexually abused by one of the school's teachers.

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    Lonnie Soury: SFJ's first spokesman and an advocate second to none. He does it "because he has to."

    "Come 2013, maybe we should all resolve to pull "a Lonnie"... a mitzvah. Advocate for a cause beyond ourselves. Why would we do that? Maybe because, like Lonnie, we have to."

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    Claims of Abuse Not Reported by Yeshiva University

    Yeshiva University Admits: "The school dealt with allegations of 'improper sexual activity' against staff members by quietly allowing them to leave and find jobs elsewhere."

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    Rumors of rabbi’s sexual misconduct raise tensions among UK Haredim

    Long-simmering scandal threatens to divide those who want to involve secular authorities and those who want to deal with abuse internally.

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    Convicted Child Molester to Serve as Grand Rabbi of Shomrei Emunim Chasidim

    The will of the Shomrei Emunim Rebbe, Avrohom Chaim Roth, was read Saturday night. In the will, the rebbe ordered that all his sons, including with specificity the son currently in prison for child sexual abuse and incest, will inherit his title and serve as rebbes.

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    Bobov Abuse Allegations

    Bobov has a long history of covering-up sexual abuse within its community. Most recently, allegations of child sexual abuse at its summer camp were covered-up and children were instructed not to discuss what had happened to them.

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    Brooklyn DA under increased scrutiny

    Newly disclosed documents from the records of Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes casts doubt on his role in a notorious molestation case from the 1980's, suggesting that for many years, his office paid little attention to it.

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    Four Hasidim Arrested for Witness Intimidation

    Four hasidim were arrested in Williamsburg for attempting to silence an abuse victim by using bribery and threats of violence.

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  • ZwiebelDolan

    Agudath Israel Affirms policy of reporting abuse to rabbis

    Dovid Zwiebel (seen here with Archbishop Timothy Dolan), the VP of America's leading ultra-Orthodox umbrella group tells parents that a child who reports being sexually abused may not go to the police without first getting permission from a rabbi.

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  • ZwiebelDolan

    Britain's Hidden Child Abuse - A Special Report

    In a special report, Channel 4 Dispatches goes undercover to expose the way the ultra Orthodox community in London has for decades been dealing with paedophilia.

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Featured Videos

  • PAdwaIn a special report, Channel 4 Dispatches goes undercover to expose the way the ultra Orthodox community in London has for decades been dealing with child molesters.
  • benhirschBen Hirsch, co-founder of SFJ and Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes discusses the recent rash of sex abuse cases occuring in the Ultra-Orthodox Jewish community with Brian Vines of Brooklyn Independent TV.
  • Icon 09 Former Kiryas Joel resident, Shlomo Weiss, talks about the abuse he suffered at the hands of his father and how the rabbinic leadership covered it up.
  • Icon 09 Gary Rosenblatt, editor and publisher of the New York Jewish Week, discusses the perils of practicing journalism in the Orthodox world.
  • CNN CNN's Gary Tuchman reports on child sexual abuse in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community.