Hasidic Community

Perl Wolfe and Dalia G. Shusterman of Bulletproof Stockings (credit: Bulletproof Stockings)

No Men Allowed As All-Female Hasidic Band Rocks Arlene’s Grocery

It was truly ladies’ night out at the Lower East Side rock venue Arlene’s Grocery on Thursday night.

08/07/2014

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

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