Israeli Rape Suspect Released After Woman Chooses To Leave Hospital

The suspect in an alleged rape in Netanya was released by a court Wednesday after the complainant left the hospital before the police could take her testimony. Read more

Jerusalem – Yeshiva Maintenance Worker Charged With Molestation

A 37-year-old Jerusalem man was arrested last week for committing sexual offenses against several minors. Read more

Rabbi Eliezer Berland Sentence To Be Shortened By One Third

The parole board headed by retired Judge Shlomo Isaacson has decided that the sentence handed to Rabbi Eliezer Berland is to be shortened by a third. Read more

Exile, Therapy and Only Sometimes The Police: How Haredi Society Handles Sex Offenders

The arrest Monday of 22 ultra-Orthodox suspects on sexual offenses allegedly committed over the past two years against juveniles and women comes at a time of major change in the attitude of the Haredi public regarding the handling of sexual offenses. Read more

Israel Police Arrest 22 Ultra-Orthodox Jews For Sex Crimes Against Minors and Women

The police arrested 22 Haredim in Jerusalem and three other Israeli cities on Monday morning, on suspicion of sexually molesting minors and women over the last two years. Read more

Jerusalem – Haredi Man Indicted For Sexually Assaulting 11-Year Old

Authorities filed an indictment Thursday against a Beit Shemesh man suspected of sexually assaulting a young boy next door to a synagogue, and then paying him a small sum to ensure he did not divulge what had happened. Read more

MK Nissan Slomiansky To Be Investigated For Sexual Harassment

Israel – Police will recommend that a criminal investigation be opened against MK Nissan Slomiansky (Jewish Home) for sexually harassing a number of women , the Walla news site reported. Read more

Melbourne – Child Sex Abuse Royal Commission: Jewish Victims ‘Shunned After Making Allegations’

Ultra-orthodox Jews believed it was a sin to report allegations of child sexual abuse to the police, and shunned those who did, a royal commission has heard. Read more

Yoel Oberlander Admits Touching Woman on Flight

NEWARK, N.J. – A registered sex offender from Monsey has admitted that he improperly touched a sleeping woman aboard a flight from Israel to New Jersey. Read more