Ben Hirsch

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes

Calls Continue For Brooklyn DA To Take Action On Sex-Abuse Cases In Hasidic Community

Cases often fall apart because of witness intimidation, but now the DA now hopes a task force will help find a solution.

06/08/2012

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes

Brooklyn DA Condemned For Not Prosecuting More Hasidic, Orthodox Jewish Sex Abusers

Finding sexual abusers of children and prosecuting their cases is one of law enforcement’s top priorities. But in Brooklyn, District Attorney Charles Hynes’ office has come under fire what not vigorously pursuing cases in the Orthodox and Hasidic Jewish communities.

03/29/2012

Mordechai Jungreis says he has been shunned by his community after coming forward about his son being abused. (credit: CBS 2)

Victim’s Father Determined To Break Cycle Of Abuse In Brooklyn’s Hasidic, Orthodox Communities

Mordechai Jungreis said he was victimized twice — once when his son was sexually abused by a member of the community and again when he was shunned trying to get him help.

03/28/2012