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A MAN plays with a soccer ball in a field at Central Park on spring equinox, in the Manhattan boroug

Scott Stringer, Jewish candidate for NYC mayor, denies abuse allegations

Denying sexual assault allegations against him, Scott Stringer says he will not be dropping out of the NYC mayoral race.

By ANDREW SILOW-CARROLL / JTA
30/04/2021

A rabbi was suspended by the Reform movement, his synagogue now knows why

In 2000, the Central Conference of American Rabbis, or CCAR, suspended Zimmerman following what it vaguely described at the time as “personal relationships” that violated ethical codes.

By JTA STAFF
29/04/2021

Jewish schools in London shaken by allegations of sexual abuse

These allegations, which include rape, assault and harassment, make grim reading for Britain’s two most prestigious and largest Jewish schools: JFS and the Jewish Community Secondary School.

By JACOB JUDAH/JTA
29/04/2021

Nigerian women take action as rape, assault cases surge during pandemic

Polling group NOIPolls found that 47% of Nigerians blamed rape on indecent dressing, and fewer than half thought offenders should be punished.

By REUTERS
28/04/2021

Ex-Attorney General Eric Schneiderman loses law license over abuse scandal

After four women came forward in 2018 with allegations against the Ex Attorney General, Eric Schneiderman's license to practice law will be suspended for the next year.

Gynecologist gets 18 months in prison after sexually assaulting patients

The court filing said Schechter used a vibrating device to rate the "pleasure levels" of three women on four separate occasions. One woman reported that he using his fingers as well.

Yehuda Meshi Zahav, Chairman Israel's Zaka rescue unit speaks at a conference of the Israeli Televis

Meshi-Zahav to receive thousands of shekels in compensation from ZAKA

ZAKA has decided to transfer the money to him, even with the accusations against him.

MeToo protest in South Korea

For #MeToo transgressors, the only cure is banishment - opinion

There has been debate over the correct communal response to those accused of sexual misconduct and whether perpetrators should be pushed to the edges of a community.

By AVIGAYIL HALPERN/ JTA
16/04/2021
Steven Cohen.

Assoc. of Jewish Studies president resigns over meeting with Steven Cohen

The meetings drew widespread condemnation, with over 500 rabbis and 100 rabbinical students signing letters criticizing attempts to “rehabilitate” Cohen before he had fully repented for his actions.

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
14/04/2021
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