Malka Leifer, who is wanted on 74 charges of child sexual abuse in Melbourne, was arrested Monday and will appear in a Petach Tikvah court.
The stories of one group of women have yet to crest into the mainstream and get the recognition they deserve: Holocaust survivors.
President Trump defending Moore reminds me of ultra-Orthodox rabbis who have been trying to keep their sexual abuse epidemic a dark secret for years.
The reason Woody Allen is still shielded by Hollywood is because most of the time, most powerful men are shielded from consequence.
The Harvey Weinstein scandal is just the latest case of the misuse and exploitation of power through sexual harassment and abuse by people in influential positions. It has caught everyone’s attention and has empowered victims to come forward, speak out, and be believed. Hopefully it is finally the catalyst for significant cultural change.
As a social worker working with sexual assault victims, the social media campaign hit close to home for me.
Somewhere out there lives a “nice Orthodox Jewish boy” -— now a man — who sodomized me against my will when I was 17 years old.
“Modesty was really important here. If the imagery was not congruent to the community’s standards, it could be a barrier.”
You wouldn’t believe she’s only 20.
The embattled former Democratic congressman entered a guilty plea at a Manhattan federal court. He pled guilty to one charge of transferring obscene material to a minor. “I am guilty, your honor,” Weiner said, and then, with tears in his eyes, added: “I accept full responsibility for my conduct, I have a sickness, but I do not have an excuse.”