Officials at the Emanuel School say that police told them the charges don’t involve former or current students.
“[M]ore than one child was a victim of sexual abuse by the alleged maltreator” at Washington Hebrew Congregation.
“All of these children have required mental health intervention on a very regular basis,” a lawyer for the families said.
Agudath Israel, along with the Catholic Church, lobbies against a bill that would provide more legal tools to child sexual abuse survivors. Why?
He was a doctor within the “Colonia Dignidad” sect, which tortured members and critics.
“We seek both justice and compassion as our tradition demands,” a letter from the synagogue reads.
Just talking about sexual abuse in our Orthodox community it isn’t enough — we have to be brave enough to do something about it.
Almost exactly two years ago, I basically left my local Jewish community.
Why can’t the religious right understand that it is wrong to stand with child molesters and the institutions that enabled them?
The act has faced some opposition from religious bodies, but has also been championed by grassroots Jewish groups.