Sexual abuse scandal

Sexual abuse scandal

Haifa woman alleges therapist sexually exploited her - report

Yasmin Kozak alleged in an interview with N12 news that her psychotherapist Yaniv Rosen exploited their doctor-patient relationship in order to manipulate her into sex.

Lapid decries Gilboa Prison pimping affair, violence against women

Speaking at Sunday's cabinet meeting, PM Yair Lapid addressed the phenomenon of violence against women, making him the first Prime Minister to address it as a national issue.

Famous Israeli media star Gal Uchovsky's sexual misconduct case closed

Israel's Central District Prosecutor's Office moved to dismiss the sexual misconduct case against the Israeli TV personality, journalist and producer.

By ALON HACHMON/MAARIV ONLINE
25/07/2022

Couple indicted for raping daughter to profit from pregnancy

A man is accused of serially and violently raping his 11-year-old stepdaughter over the course of three years with the cooperation of his wife, her mother.

Baruch Lanner, American rabbi convicted of sex abuse, given residency status in Israel

Convicted sex abuser Rabbi Baruch Lanner could be granted citizenship by the Interior Ministry. If it does, he "could tomorrow walk into any school and apply for a job," said Shana Aaronson.

By ANDREW SILOW-CARROLL / JTA
08/07/2022

Baruch Lebovits, convicted Hassidic child abuser, dies at 71

Baruch Lebovits, a cantor from a prominent Hasidic family whose child abuse conviction shook up both his community and Brooklyn politics has died.

By PHILISSA CRAMER/JTA
06/07/2022
Yehuda Meshi Zahav, Chairman Israel's Zaka rescue unit poses for a picture outside his mother shiva,

Yehuda Meshi-Zahav, former ZAKA head, dies year after attempted suicide

Meshi-Zahav had been accused of sexually assaulting women and children over a period of decades.

Resignations pile up amid sex abuse scandal in German liberal Judaism

The Gercke Wollschläger firm will examine “allegations of sexualized harassment and abuse of power” at Abraham Geiger College, the Central Council of Jews in Germany announced last week.

By TOBY AXELROD/JTA
24/05/2022

Pre-army program head arrested for alleged sexual acts against girls

Yosef Ohayon, head of the Arayot Yehuda pre-army program, was widely admired by his students, as rumors circulated among them of sexual abuses against female students.

Maxwell to seek new trial after juror's sexual abuse claim

Maxwell, 60, was convicted on Dec. 29 of sex trafficking and other charges for recruiting and grooming underage girls for Epstein to abuse between 1994 and 2004.

By REUTERS
06/01/2022
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