child abuse

Raising awareness of domestic abuse could help with prevention - poll

A poll by Wizo found that education officials and youths aren't made aware of domestic abuse enough even with rising rates.

Girl in Germany trapped at home for 7 years, finally freed

The 8-year-old girl was deprived of contact with the outside world the entire time she was confined to her mother's house.

Man allegedly spreads poison around daycare run by ex-wife

The daycare owner was sent a video of her ex-husband spreading a liquid around the garden of her daycare. The plants he had poured it on later died.

Another daycare teacher arrested on suspicion of abusing toddlers

Staff members from over 20 daycares have been arrested since the beginning of the year.

High Court rules against autopsy of allegedly strangled child amid protests

Ultra-Orthodox communities around the country protested on Sunday night and Monday after the court announced that there would be an autopsy.

Israeli days-old baby abandoned in cardboard box, found alive

Police officers found the infant with the umbilical cord still attached to his stomach.

Pope travels to Canada on 'pilgrimage of penance' for indigenous abuse

In Canada, between 1881 and 1996, more than 150,000 indigenous children were separated from their families and brought to residential schools.


Israel needs to stop being a haven for sex criminals - editorial

What happened with Leifer needs to be a lesson for the Israeli government that sex offenders are not wanted in the country.

Israel extends statute of limitations for sexual abuse of minors

Statute of limitations for sexual abuse of minors extended to age 35 • Will apply to family, institutions that knew of abuse

Lawsuit alleges mishandling of sex assault allegation at Camp Ramah in the Berkshires

The lawsuit’s allegations come amid a nationwide reckoning about the handling of sexual assault allegations within Jewish institutions.

By Jackie Hajdenberg/JTA
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